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Auto-Cycle Construction Sets

Auto-Cycle was an unusual set with special parts to mainly make bicycle models although other models were possible. It was made in France from around 1920-1930


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes and See comment *1()
Country
France
Dates
known in 1920 to early 1930s
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
3x.6
Boss Type
eyelet
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
100 (more than)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Variable
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.1 (see comment *2)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.5 (see comment *3)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
--- (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: See comment *4
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
5.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
---(see comment *5)

Comments
Many special parts for (motor)cycles, 'planes, car, but other models including a Crane. *1 Aerospace+Road Vehicles. *2 In various parts. *3 3.0 in 25mm Pulley. *4*5 Hex Bolt may exist but only Nuts/Screwed Rods listed.

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


The Auto-Cycle manual
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

The Auto-Cycle supplementary manual
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)