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Engineero(1) Construction Sets

Engineero(1) was a Meccano-like construction system except that the strips had notches along their length between the holes. It was made in the USA, in around 1915.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Engineero Co., 369 Broadway, New York City, USA.
Factory: Keystone Mfg. Co., Newark, NJ, USA
Also (before 1917): Haber Bros Inc., New York, USA


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

Maker
 
System Type
Meccano principle but sig. differences
Country
USA
Dates
known in 1915
Material
Steel
Thread
7-32 (see comment *1)
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
.1"x40
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
36
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.3 (see comment *2)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.3
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.5(see comment *3)
Bolt diameter (mm)
7.5(mean)

Comments
Black lid with green label has Crane & 2 boys with Windmill between them. Many parts have diamond holes, & Strips have V nicked edges between hole(s). *18-32 also known. *2Square & round(ed). *39.5 for 8-32 (large(round crosshead) hex Nuts also in manual models).

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