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Allwrights Mechanical Productions
and
Construct
Construction Sets

Allwrights Mechanical Productions and Construct were both the same simple Meccano-like construction system. Allwrights Mechanical Productions is thought to have been made prior to World War Two and Construct could be immediately post war, but not certain

Allwrights Mechanical Productions


Manufacturer / Distributor

Allwrights Mechanical Productions, Clacton-on-Sea, UK


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for ALLWRIGHTS MECHANICAL PRODUCTIONS

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
before World War Two (some significant doubt)
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
6BA (probably)
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
10
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
9.5 (see comment *1)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
2.7 (see comment *2) (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
4.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
4.8

Comments
Unit sets with parts identical to CONSTRUCT but smaller range. Axle & N&B data from CONSTRUCT. *1 3/8" exactly. *2 Crank Handle, no Axles.

Below there are manuals/leafets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


An Allwrights Mechanical Productions instruction leaflet.
(Added 23/05/2019)

Construct


Manufacturer / Distributor

Allwrights Mechanical Productions, Clacton-on-Sea, UK


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for CONSTRUCT

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
after 1945 (see comment *1)
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
6BA
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
12
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
9.5 (see comment *2)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
2.7 (see comment *3) (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
4.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
4.8

Comments
*1 Probably but a 'Unit' set, with smaller range of same parts, called ALLWRIGHTS MECHANICAL CONSTRUCTIONS may date from late 30s. *2 3/8" exactly. *3 Crank Handle, no Axles.

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There are currently no manuals, leaflets or photos etc. of Construct available for downloading. If you can supply any, please get in contact with me.