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Fai Meccanica Construction Sets

Fai Meccanica was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Italy, dates unknown.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for FAI MECCANICA

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Italy
Dates
 
Material
Steel
Thread
M4
Boss Type
tapped
Boss Thread
M4
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
32 (see comment *1)
No. of Parts in System
46 (see comment *2)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Black metallic finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
7.0

Comments
All parts black and stamped FAI. aluminium number including 13 holes long parts look similar to LA MECCANICA APPLICATA. Lid has manual with lathe & boy with Funicular Railway. *1 In Set 2 (of 00-5). *2 Mod. 0.8.

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A Fai Meccanica manual for sets 00 to 2.
(Added 22/06/2019)

Photos of a Fai Meccanica set
(Added 20/09/2020)