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Mafell Construction Sets

Mafell was a Construction system to make life-size children's toys. It was made in Germany in around 1930.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Maschinenfabrik Fellbach GmbH, Stuttgart-Fellbach, Württemberg, Germany


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MAFELL

Maker
 
System Type
Non-Meccano type
Country
Germany
Dates
1930 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
8.5x
Boss Type
tapped
Boss Thread
6x
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
20
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
62
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
10
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
10
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: hexagonal (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
17
Bolt diameter (mm)
18

Comments
Rugged parts for child-sized models eg Bench, Push Chair, Irish Mail. Maker: Fellbach GmbH, Stuttgart-Fellbach/Württ. Strips etc have interlocking grooves. *1 Patent.

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A Mafell leaflet showing the parts.
Added 18/03/21

Photos of a Mafell set
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The German patent for Mafell
Added 18/03/21

The French patent for Mafell
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The UK patent for Mafell
Added 18/03/21