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Gloria Construction Sets
Gloria was a Meccano-like construction system very similar to Merkur. It was produced in Germany from the mid 1940s to 1951.
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database
Hole pitch <12.7mm
after World War Two (see comment *1) to 1951
33 (see comment *2)
3.0 (see comment *3)
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
(see comment *4)
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Lots of Strips & Double Angle Strip but no Plates or aluminium/Boss(es). *1 Many parts said to be 'surplus' KÖSTER (1948-51) parts. *2 In the only Set (No.1) known. *3 Some 2.9mm. *4 hex nut & round slotted bolt possible.
Below there are manuals/leafets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
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