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Arkirecto Construction Sets

Arkirecto was a constructional system used to make buildings. It was made in the UK during the mid 1930s


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Buildings and Non-Meccano type()
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
1934 to 1936
Material
Steel
Thread
1/4x40 (see comment *1)
Boss Type
collet fixing
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
32
No. of Parts in System
82
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7 (multiples of value shown, including half.)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.1 (see comment *2)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.1 (see comment *3)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts: --
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
--  --
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
---
Bolt diameter (mm)
---

Comments
Sets: mechanical, architectural & combined. Parts push/clip together; Collet fixed Wheels. Most parts stamped ARKIRECTO. *1 for Collet. *2*3 3.25; 2.6 also reported.

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An Arkirecto instruction manual.