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Metal Construction and Building Outfit

Metal Construction and Building Outfit was an aluminium Meccano-like construction system. It was made in the UK, shortly after WW2.

Manufacturer / Distributor

An unknown company from United Kingdom

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for METAL CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING OUTFIT (Ref:MCB)

System Type
Very like Meccano
United Kingdom
after World War Two
Aluminium (Alloy)
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
12 (probably)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2 (probably)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
--- (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.) (see comment *1)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
(see comment *2)
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Parts in sets seen: M#2,5,6a,12,48a,5x5,11 holes Flanged Plates,1" Discs, Span'driver. Strips have either square or round corners; otherwise all corners square. *1 Discs run on Bolts.

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