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A.C. Gilbert Science Toys

A.C. Gilbert Science Toys made a variety of engineering and science based toys in the USA. This included the famous Erector construction system.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
 
Country
 
Dates
 
Material
 
Thread
 
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
Nuts:
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments

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


An advert for Gilbert Science sets from 1950
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

An advert for Gilbert Microscope sets from 1950
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

The 1961 catalogue for Gilbert Science toys
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)