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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.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for DER KLEINE INGENIEUR [1]

Maker
 
System Type
STABIL type(some significant doubt)
Country
Former East Germany
Dates
known in circa 1951
Material
Steel / Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
M4
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
---
No. of Parts in System
32
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
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
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
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.

Below there are manuals/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A Der Kleine Ingenieur(1) model sheet
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Der Kleine Ingenieur(1) construction system
(Scans from Urs Flammer)