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Der Kleine Ingenieur(1) Construction Sets

Der Kleine Ingenieur(1) was a simple Meccano-like Construction system. The sets and manuals have a distinctive logo FAP or FAR ?? on them It was produced in East Germany in the 1950s.

Manufacturer / Distributor

"Rafu" Willy Furch Metallwarenfabrik, Zella Mehlic/ Thüringen., Bahehofstr, 35, East Germany

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for DER KLEINE INGENIEUR [1] (Ref:DKI1)

System Type
STABIL type (some significant doubt)
Former East Germany
known in circa 1951
Steel / Aluminium (Alloy)
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
M4 (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Small set with STABIL-like parts. Lid has boy with Big Wheel & Breakdown Truck, & FAP?FAR logo. Parts look same as DER KLEINE KONSTRUKTEUR [2], & DER KONSTRUKTEUR FMF. Some DER KLEINE INGENIEUR [2]/DER KONSTRUKTEUR FMF models same.

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A Der Kleine Ingenieur(1) model sheet
(Added 14/11/2018)

Various photos of the Der Kleine Ingenieur(1) construction system
(Added 14/11/2018)