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Model-It Construction Sets

Model-It was a Meccano-like construction system. The system was made in Australia in the 1950s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MODEL-IT

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Australia
Dates
1950s
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32W (probably)
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
51
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
'THE MARVEL BUILDER FOR BOYS' on lid label+a large(round crosshead) Crane & boy with small(er) models. brass Girders with vertical+diag bracing, Super Road Wheels, & 5x11h Flanged Plate(s) with only edge & centre line hole(s), later fully perforated & possible with & without centre cut out.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

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


A Model-It manual for the Junior set.

A Model-It manual.

A parts lists for Model-It sets 1 to 3.

An advertising leaflet for Model-It sets.

A letter to shops about Model-It.