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C.I.G.E.A. Construction Sets
C.I.G.E.A. was a Meccano-like construction system. It had a large number parts. It was made by in Italy from at least 1955 to probably the 1970s.
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database
Hole pitch >12.7mm
known in 1955 to 1970s (some significant doubt)
300 (see comment *1)
4.3 (see comment *2)
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Brass with a Brass finish
Many parts MECCANO pattern but also many original. Gears include Bevels & Helical. *1MCS says over 200 but reproduced text therein seems to say over 300. *2 Most but 4.1-4.5 in a few.
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 which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
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