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Metallic Construction Sets

Metallic was a simple Meccano like construction system. It was made in France from around 1910 to 1918.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
France
Dates
1913 to circa 1918
Material
Steel
Thread
2.4x.6
Boss Type
x
Boss Thread
2.4x.6 (see comment *1)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
35
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
10.0 (see comment *2)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
2.6 (mean)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
2.3 (see comment *3)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
(Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: hexagonal (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Similar to WALTHER'S INGENIEUR but with N&B and no wooden parts. Strips, Angle Girders, 4 holes wide Perforated Plates in various lengths, & a large Fan. *1 In bore. *2 Mean for Strips, 9.8-10.2 in some Plates. *3 Thread's internal diameter.

Below there are various manuals/leafets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


The Metallic manual for set 2
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)