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Assemblo Construction Sets

Assemblo was an interesting construction toy similar to Meccano's Dinky Builder, only a little larger. It was produced in France from about 1930-1965.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for ASSEMBLO

Maker
 
System Type
as DINKY BUILDER
Country
France
Dates
1930 to circa 1965 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
----
Boss Type
not tapped
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
58
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
(see comment *2)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
---
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.2
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts: --
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
--  --
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
---
Bolt diameter (mm)
---

Comments
1st DINKY BUILDER-type system but more, larger parts. ASSEMBLO cast into Wheel parts; a few parts stamped ASSEMBLO Bte SGDG. *1 Possibly pre/postwar periods. *2 Hole only in centre of 'braced' Plate.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

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


The Assemblo manual (French) for set 2

The Assemblo manual (French) for set 2C to convert set 2 to set 3

The Assemblo manual (French) for set 3. Internal pages 1-8 are missing
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The Assemblo manual (French) for set 4

The Assemblo manual (French) for set 5.
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

An Assemblo manual (French) - Not sure which set

An Assemblo booklet (French) on its history

The Assemblo 1934 price list (found inside the set 4 manual above)

The Assemblo 1934 price list (found inside the set 2 manual above)

The French patent for Assemblo
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The UK patent for Assemblo
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

An Assemblo leaflet on its accessory parts

An Assemblo advert leaflet

An Assemblo advert leaflet