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Erector Constructor 5 in 1 Construction Sets

Erector Constructor 5 in 1 were a number Erector type sets for Road Building, Military and Cars & Trucks. These were made in Germany and sold in the USA through Sears in the mid 1960s.

Manufacturer / Distributor

made by an unknown German Co.
Distributed in the USA by Sears

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for ERECTOR CONSTRUCTOR 5 IN 1

Gabriel Erector
System Type
1964 to 1967
Steel / Plastic
Boss Type
push fit
Boss Thread
6-32 (see comment *1)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
83 (see comment *2)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
15.9 (see comment *3)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.7 (see comment *4)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0 (mean)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Bright Zinc plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Mostly new parts. Sets for Road Building; Military; Cars & Trucks. *1 Only in U-Collar. *2 Including 45 plastic. *3 Exactly 5/8" lengthways & often 5/16" across. *4 In Plates.

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