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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.

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

The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided


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)