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Pfiffikus Construction Sets

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


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for PFIFFIKUS

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
1930s
Material
Steel
Thread
 
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)
4.5
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
Nuts:
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
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.

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


Pfiffikus model leaflets
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Pfiffikus model leaflet
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

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