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Perfector Construction Sets

Perfector has Meccano-like strips and plates held together by flat keys. It was made in Austria from 1947 to the 1950s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch >12.7mm and Non-Meccano type()
Country
Austria
Dates
1947 to 1950 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
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Boss Type
not tapped (see comment *2)
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
14 (see comment *3)
No. of Parts in System
51 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
15.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
5.4 (see comment *4)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.2
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.1
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts: --
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
--  --
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
---
Bolt diameter (mm)
---

Comments
*1 Last possible date. *2 Circular parts have recess for driving dog. *3 1926 STABIL-type Gears, 1.8 Mod . *4 Alternate holes 3.2 with side slots – parts joined by flat Key pushed through these slots & turned.

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

The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided


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


A Perfector leaflet
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Perfector manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The Perfector German patent
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

The Perfector Swiss patent
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Perfector construction system
(Photos from Urs Flammer)