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Le Charpento[b] Construction Sets

Le Charpento[b] utilised frames, Beams, Trusses, Panels, etc to make buildings, bridges etc. It was made in France in the late 1920s. It is quite unlike Le Charpento[a]


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Non-Meccano type
Country
France
Dates
late 1920 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
M2
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
30
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.5
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
2.5
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
---
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: fillister (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
5.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
4.0

Comments
Lid label is B&W with rail track, sports car, motor launch, plus various model Frameworks. Parts are Beams, Trusses, Panels, etc to make buildings, bridges. *1 20e also reported.

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/leaflets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A Le Charpento[b] manual

Various photos of the Le Charpento[b] construction system