BAYKO Sets #0 to #2 Instruction Manual -
1946 to 1947, 20 Pages - Second Version

This 20 page Instruction Manual was produced, probably in 1947, by the Plimpton Engineering Company for their post-war BAYKO sets. This is the second version of the 20-page format.
It is possible that this issue was used as an export version to support Plimpton's assault on the global construction toy market, in response to government pressures.
Whatever its exact intended use, we should remember the severe climate of austerity and the very real post-war material shortages which prevailed at the time this manual was produced. This lead to some difficult sourcing decisions, creating a fairly chaotic situation, printwise, with a separate "How to Build with BAYKO" leaflet, though, the set contents now being included, the supplementary sheets were no longer necessary.
It comprises 20 pages, printed in red and black on white gloss paper, with a full colour cover.
Size 220mm x 141mm = 8.7 x 5.6 inches.
The unique feature of this version is that the earlier error on page 3 [below], the sets contents page, has been corrected, with the set #2 Corner Ties contents now correctly shown as 8.
Pages 19 and 20 still show photographs of BAYKO models incorporating pre-war Large bases and Wall Capping - in a post-war manual remember!!!
When set #3 was introduced in 1948, this manual, or, more likely, its later equivalent, was still included, along with a specific set #3 manual.

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