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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]

System Type
Certain UK
United Kingdom
late 1950s
Boss Type
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.1 (see comment *1)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
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)

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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