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Necobo Construction Sets

Necobo was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in The Netherlands in the late 1940s or 1950s to the 1960s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
MECCANO & MÄRKLIN features
Country
Netherlands
Dates
1950s
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32W
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
5/32W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
25 (see comment *1)
No. of Parts in System
126
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.5
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1 (see comment *2)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.1 (probably)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
8.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.0

Comments
Lid label may have had Gantry Crane with jib pointing to the right, but needs confirming. Early phase with parts to part no. 140 and *1 Mod.1 Gears. *2 or late 1940s. *3 or 4.0.

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
MECCANO & MÄRKLIN features
Country
Netherlands
Dates
  to 1960 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32W
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
5/32W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
38
No. of Parts in System
201
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.5
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.0 (see comment *2)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.1
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.4
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.0

Comments
Lid label may have boy & H'head Crane with jib to left, but ? (as above). Later phase with more parts & 38 DP Gears. aluminium wide range of parts, MECCANO inspired but some similar to MÄRKLIN & many specials. *1Not made by 1970.

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


An early Necobo manual for sets 0-2
(Scans from Urs Flammer)