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Konstruktionspiel Construction Sets

Konstruktionspiel was a simple Meccano-like construction system. It was produced in Germany from around 1946 to the 1950s


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
after World War Two to 1950 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel / Aluminium (Alloy) (see comment *2)
Thread
M3; M2.6 (see comment *3)
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
16
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
7.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
---
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
(see comment *4)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
5.2(see comment *5)
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.8(see comment *6)

Comments
3 Strips to 11 holes, Brackets, Double Angle Strip, Pulley. Also card with Dunce's Cap, Scale Pan & Balance. *1 Pre-, post-49 known. *2 All aluminium, all steel, or mix. *3 and maybe M2.5. *4 Some Nuts dull plated steel. *5 4.9-5.2. *6 4.9 for M2.6.

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


A manual for Konstruktionspiel sets
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

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