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Edison Construction Sets

Edison was a Märklin-like Construction system. It was produced in Chechoslovakia from around 1940 to 1952


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
MÄRKLIN type
Country
Czechoslovkia / Czech Republic
Dates
before World War Two (some significant doubt) to after World War Two (some significant doubt)
Material
Steel
Thread
3.6x.8
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
3.6x.8
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
38 (see comment *1)
No. of Parts in System
66
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.3
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.3
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
(Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
8.1
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.1

Comments
Most parts in MCS like MÄRKLIN, but Pulley Disc, Screwed Rods, Roof, 6-spoke Pulley. Some electrical parts on one manual cover. *1 Possible; & MÄRKLIN-type Gear Rings. Data need verifying.

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


A Edison manual for set 1
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A booklet listing the Edison parts and set contents
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Edison construction system
(Scans from Urs Flammer)