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Eiffel(1) Construction Sets

Eiffel(1) was a Meccano-like construction system. It was produced in Germany from around 1930 to 1948


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for EIFFEL [1]

Maker
 
System Type
Meccano principle but sig. differences
Country
Germany
Dates
late 1930 (see comment *1) to known in 1948 (see comment *2)
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
M4
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
38
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
--- (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
   with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
8(some significant doubt)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Unusual shaped Brackets, long Double Angle Strip & Double Bent Strips. Label has head & shoulders of boy & girl with Eiffel Tower between, & big wheel in bottom left corner. *1*240-48 in Eisenzeit.

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


An Eiffel(1) manual
(added 14/11/2018)

Various photos of the Eiffel(1) construction system
(added 14/11/2018)