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Constructa(1) Construction Sets

Constructa(1) was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in the Brazil in 1970 or earlier.

Manufacturer / Distributor

EFKA, Brazil

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for CONSTRUCTA [1]

System Type
Meccano principle but sig. differences
1970 (see comment *1)
Boss Type
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
14 (estimated)
No. of Parts in System
100 (see comment *2)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7 (see comment *3)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4 (approximately)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
(Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Lid has boy working Crane carrying the name CONSTRUCTA. Parts generally MECCANO-like but a number like STABIL & some MÄRKLIN. *1 Possibly much earlier. *2 At least. *3 Guess, might be 12.5.

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