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Gilbert New Wheel Toy

Gilbert New Wheel Toy was a simple construction system to make full sized children's Karts etc. from wood and steel. It was made in the USA from 1919 to 1922.


Manufacturer / Distributor

The A.C. Gilbert Company, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Also: The A.C. Gilbert-Menzies Co., Ltd, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for GILBERT NEW WHEEL TOY

Maker
Gilbert Erector
System Type
Non-Meccano type
Country
USA
Dates
1919 to 1922
Material
Wood / Steel
Thread
8-32;14-20
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
14-20
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
6
No. of Parts in System
48
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
25.4 (multiples of value shown, including half.)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2 (see comment *1)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
12.7
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
9.5(see comment *2)
Bolt diameter (mm)
7.5(see comment *3)

Comments
Large wooden Beams with steel Plates & fittings. Sometimes called OUTDOOR WHEEL TOY; French version JOUET DÉMONTABLE GILBERT. *1 Varies; 4.7 in Plates. *2 14-20: 11.0/11.0.

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