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Frydagh Construction Sets

Frydagh was a simple Meccano-like constructional system. It was produced in East Germany in around 1946-47.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for FRYDAGH

Maker
 
System Type
MÄRKLIN type
Country
Former East Germany
Dates
known in 1946 to known in 1947 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel / Aluminium (Alloy) (see comment *2)
Thread
M3
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
M3
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
29
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
13.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.3
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.5
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Brass finish
(see comment *3)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Manual models from MÄRKLIN but parts differ. *1 Manual Print Ref 447. *2 Some sets all steel but much aluminium in others. *3 Possibly more if reputed add-on set actually existed. *4 Bolts probably bright plated steel, other finishes possible.

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Below there are manuals/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A Frydagh manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Frydagh construction system
(Scans from Urs Flammer)