Thursday, July 07, 2005
Old Richter Anker Stone sets can have a lot of charm (though some are pretty junky), but for actually building structures, sets from current Anker Steinbaukasten GmbH production are surely the best choice. The sizes and surfaces of the blocks are more consistant, so the buildings simply go together better. The larger the structure, the more important that can be.
The joy of building from anchor stones is not just the heft (as important as that is for sturdy structures and a pleasant building experience) but from the fit and finish of the stones.
The bottom line is, quality counts, and modern Ankerstein are simply better quality.