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Atleta was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Germany, probably in the 1930s.

Manufacturer / Distributor

An unknown company from Germany

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for ATLETA (Ref:ATA)

System Type
Meccano principle but sig. differences
circa 1930 to circa 1939
Boss Type
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
48 (estimated)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
20.0 (approximately)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.3 (estimated)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Plain Strips, Angle Girders, Rods, Wheels various, Flanged Plates, brassware in plain wooden box. Some irregularities in Strips.

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