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Pitt Construction Sets

Pitt was a simple construction system with the strips having alternate round and slotted holes. It was produced by Dux in Germany from around 1948 to 1965


Manufacturer / Distributor

Markes amp; Co., KG, Ludenscheid, Germany


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for PITT

Maker
Markes & Co.
System Type
STABIL type
Country
Germany
Dates
1948 to 1950 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
M3
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
30
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.5 (see comment *2)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.3
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: hexagonal
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
5.4
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.4

Comments
Strips have alternate holes & slots. Same maker as DUX, & DUX on some Spanners, PITT on others. *1 1965 also cited.. *2 12.6 also known.

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


A manual for Pitt set 1 dated 1948
(Added 14/11/2018)

A manual for Pitt set 1 dated 6/1949
(Added 14/11/2018)

A manual for Pitt set 1 dated 6/1951
(Added 14/11/2018)

A manual for Pitt set 3 dated 7/1950
(Added 14/11/2018)

A manual for Pitt set 3 dated 5/1953
(Added 11/03/2021)

Photos of a Pitt set 3
(Added 11/03/2021)

A 1948 Dux leaflet which includes Pitt
(Added 14/11/2018)

A 9/1950 Dux leaflet which includes Pitt
(Added 14/11/2018)

An English 1950 Dux leaflet which includes Pitt
(Added 14/11/2018)

A French 1952 Dux catalogue which includes Pitt
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)