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Globus Derkleine Ingenieur Construction Sets

Globus Derkleine Ingenieur was a Meccano-like construction system very similar to Merkur. It was produced in Austria from around 1947 to the 1950s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
MERKUR type
Country
Austria
Dates
circa 1947 to 1950s
Material
Steel
Thread
M3
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
M3
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
38
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
10.0 (see comment *1)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.3
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.3
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.1
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
(see comment *2)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
(see comment *3)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.6

Comments
Many parts as MERKUR in manual but some differ, eg 65mm Pulley (face holes include 4x 6mm), 8 holes Bush Wheel. NB also hole size, dull grey or possibly black finish. *1 9.9 some parts. *2*3 & Bolts: steel dull plated steel.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided


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


A Globus model leaflet
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

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