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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
(Added 23/05/2019)

The Assemblo manual (French) for set 2C to convert set 2 to set 3
(Added 23/05/2019)

The Assemblo manual (French) for set 3. Internal pages 1-8 are missing
(Added 25/10/2018)

The Assemblo manual (French) for set 4
(Added 23/05/2019)

The Assemblo manual (French) for set 5.
(Added 25/10/2018)

An Assemblo manual (French) - Not sure which set
(Added 23/05/2019)

An Assemblo booklet (French) on its history
(Added 23/05/2019)

The Assemblo 1934 price list (found inside the set 4 manual above)
(Added 23/05/2019)

The Assemblo 1934 price list (found inside the set 2 manual above)
(Added 23/05/2019)

The French patent for Assemblo
(Added 25/10/2018)

The UK patent for Assemblo
(Added 25/10/2018)

An Assemblo leaflet on its accessory parts
(Added 23/05/2019)

An Assemblo advert leaflet
(Added 23/05/2019)

An Assemblo advert leaflet
(Added 23/05/2019)