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Gescha Construction Sets

Gescha was a simple constructional system, similar to Trix but with fewer holes in the parts. They also made a very detailed model of a car engine and gearbox. It was produced in Germany from around 1959 to 1967.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Alleinherstellung Gebr. Schmid, Nürnburg, Germany


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for GESCHA

Maker
 
System Type
as TRIX (inc MCX)
Country
Germany
Dates
1959 to 1967
Material
Steel / Plastic
Thread
M3
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
---
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
13
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.3
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3 (see comment *1)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
5.4
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.3

Comments
The Set 1 seen has a boy & very large Crane on the blue lid. aluminium simple system with TRIX pattern holes but fewer of them in V pattern. Plastic 'Washers' push-fit onto *1 wooden Rods.

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


A Gescha model leaflet
(Added 14/11/2018)

Various photos of the Gescha construction system
(Added 14/11/2018)

A Gescha manual for the car engine
(Added 14/11/2018)

Various photos of the Gescha car engine
(Added 14/11/2018)