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Erecto[3] was a Meccano-like construction system. The parts look like early Lynx from 1946/7. It was made in the UK from an unknown company, however the parts may well have been bought in from The Bay Manufacturing Co. (the manufacturer of Lynx).

Manufacturer / Distributor

An unknown company, however the parts were probably bought in from The Bay Manufacturing Co.

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for ERECTO [3] (Ref:ETO3)

System Type
Certain UK
United Kingdom
after World War Two
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
15 (estimated)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3 (see comment *1)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Dull plated finish
(see comment *2)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Just "ERECTO" THE YOUNG ENGINEER'S BUILDING KIT on lid. No manual. Parts including '60s MECCANO, & originals (?), as early ½" LYNX including 4*7 holes Flanged Plate(s), 4,12 holes Strips, 2*2 holes Angle Bracket, 1" Disc, Hook. *1In Disc. *2Bolt plain brass.

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