From building blocks to prefabricated houses

If the Lilienthal brothers were the inventors and creative minds behind the idea of the "Anchor-Construction-Kit", it was the business man F. Ad. Richter, who made it an international success.


Building instruction for Gustav Lilienthal’s Stone-Building-Set. Lilienthal-estate.
Inv.-id: OLM 9278

The wooden ancestor of the "Erector Set" of 1888 patented by Otto Lilienthal was "reinvented" and enhanced by the   Englishman Frank Hornby in 1901.


Building Instructions of Gustav Lilienthal for his model kit, 1888
Inv.-ID: OLM aS 12-03

Voice actor: K. Albrecht