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Metalgenio was a construction system with rods/tubes connected by clamps. It was made in Italy by Roberto Braglia, Milan, Italy (who also made the Bral construction system). Said to date from the 1940s.

Manufacturer / Distributor

Roberto Braglia, Milan, Italy

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for METALGENIO (Ref:MGO)

System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
1940s (some significant doubt)
Steel (probably)
Boss Type
Boss Thread
5/32W (probably)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Known from an ad in a MECCANICO manual said to be from the 1940s. It has Tubes or Rods clamped together and some probable BRAL parts eg Pulley, Bush Wheel.

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