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Constructo(2) Construction Sets

Constructo(2) was similar to Meccano. It was made in the UK in the late 1950s.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Portland Toys Ltd., 21 Collier Street, London, N1, UK


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for CONSTRUCTO [2]

Maker
 
System Type
Certain UK
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
late 1950s
Material
Steel
Thread
 
Boss Type
tapped
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
34
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.1 (see comment *1)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
(see comment *2)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.0(see comment *3)
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.0(see comment *4)

Comments
Lid with boy, Crane, Lorry, city riverscape behind. Looks similar MECCANO but 7 holes 126,a; 9 holes 214; & balloon Round(ed) Wheels. Wood Wheels also possible (& ? Tyres on pressed steel Hubs). *1May vary >4.7. *2*3*4Poss.

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