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Favorit was a Meccano-like construction system. Some of the parts look similar to 'Gordon'. It was made in Germany, shortly after WW2.

Manufacturer / Distributor

An unknown company from Germany

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for FAVORIT (Ref:FAV)

System Type
Meccano principle but sig. differences
Germany (see comment *1)
1947 to known in 1949
Steel / Plastic
Boss Type
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

One set plus an add-on. Lids have name in red plus Car & Big Wheel on blue or black ground. Mainly Strips. Might be an earlier product from firm that made GORDON. *1 or Former East Germany.

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Photos of a Favorit set
(Added 13/09/2023)

Photos of another similar Favorit set
(Added 13/09/2023)

Photos of a Favorit set 'Erganzungskasten Ie'.
(Added 13/09/2023)

Photos of another (probably later) Favorit set
(Added 13/09/2023)