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Le Petit Artisan de la Mécanique Construction Sets
and
Universal Construction Sets

Very little is known about Le Petit Artisan de la Mécanique. Probably similar to Universal by the same maker. It was made in the Belgium, in (probably) the 1940s.

Universal was a simple construction system with slots in the strips, but little information. It was made in the Belgium, from (probably) the 1940s to the 1950s.

Le Petit Artisan de la Mécanique Construction Sets


Manufacturer / Distributor

Thought to be the same as for 'Universal'
(Universal, Brussels, Belgium)


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for LE PETIT ARTISAN DE LA MÉCANIQUE

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Belgium
Dates
 
Material
 
Thread
 
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
20
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.4
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.9
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
Probably similar to UNIVERSAL & by same maker. One set is called Auto Militaire. Holes are square instead of round. No other details.

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There are currently no manuals, leaflets or photos etc. available for downloading. If you can supply any, please get in contact with me.


Universal


Manufacturer / Distributor

Universal, Brussels, Belgium


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for UNIVERSAL

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Belgium
Dates
1940s (some significant doubt) to 1950s (some significant doubt)
Material
Steel / Zinc (Alloy) / Wood (see comment *1)
Thread
3.5x32 (probably)
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
30 (see comment *2)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.5 (see comment *3)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.1 (see comment *4)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.5 (some significant doubt) (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts:
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
White metallic
(some significant doubt)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Prob same maker as LE PETIT ARTISAN Denmark LA MÉCANIQUE. *1Wooden Wheel. Most parts either steel or zinc. *2May be a few more. *3but 12.0 in Plates. *4Rect slots in Strips, Bracket & Plate 4*7 to 4¼*57½mm . Other holes vary.

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There are currently no manuals, leaflets or photos etc. of Kinco Engineer available for downloading. If you can supply any, please get in contact with me.