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Pfiffikus Construction Sets

Pfiffikus was a simple Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Germany in the 1930s.

Manufacturer / Distributor

An unknown company from Germany

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for PFIFFIKUS (Ref:PFS)

System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
20 (more than)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.5 (see comment *1)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
--- (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Parts include Double Angle Strip, Single Angle Strip, 5x11h Flanged Plate with 3x7h cutout, 3x7h Perforated Plate, & small near triangular Windmill Sail. *1 12.4 also reported.

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Pfiffikus model leaflets
(Added 09/12/2018)

A Pfiffikus model leaflet
(Added 09/12/2018)

Various photos of the Pfiffikus construction system
(Added 09/12/2018)