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Geniatus Construction Sets

Geniatus was a simple constructional system, consisting of wooden rods which pushed into metal fittings. It was produced in Germany in the 1920s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
Country
Germany
Dates
1920s
Material
Wood / Metal
Thread
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Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
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Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
22 (see comment *1)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
---
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
---
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.6 (see comment *2)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts: --
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
--  --
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
---
Bolt diameter (mm)
---

Comments
Mainly wooden Rods which push into metal fittings. Old fashioned looking lid with young boy making a model while young girl looks on. *1 Including 10 Rods. *2 Rods.

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


A Geniatus manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

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