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Maakeets Construction Sets

Maakeets was a Meccano-like construction system with also pages to make buildings. It was made in South Africa from before 1960 to the late 1960s.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Vista Toys (Pty) Ltd., P.O. Box 5151, Boksburg North, South Africa


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MAAKEETS

Maker
 
System Type
Meccano principle but sig. differences and Buildings()
Country
South Africa
Dates
before 1960 to 1970 (see comment *1)
Material
 
Thread
5/32W
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
5/32W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
26 (see comment *2)
No. of Parts in System
86
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.2
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.5

Comments
Parts include 4½" Face Plate, braced Crane Arm, G/brass Side Plate, Corrugated Plates. *1 Withdrawn 1960-65. *2 Approx, also large-toothed Gears, Mod.2, & matching Rack.

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