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El Pequeño Armador Construction Sets

El Pequeño Armador was a Meccano-like construction system which was made in Argentina. Dates not known at present.

Brief details - Hole spacing 12.70 mm., hole diameter 3.85 mm., shaft diameter 3.63 mm.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for EL PEQUEÑO ARMADOR

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Argentina
Dates
1950s to 1960s (some significant doubt)
Material
 
Thread
 
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
60 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.9
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.6
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts:
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Green Strips etc, red rigid Plates, blue Flex Plate(s). Many parts Meccano-like but holes in Flex Plate(s) look to differ. Sets plain aluminium,A-E, Super-Especial. Lid has picture of small boat under bridge, with 6 models around it.

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


Photos of a El Pequeño Armador set.
(Added 15/06/2020)