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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

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


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