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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


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/leafets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A manual for Pitt set 1 dated 1948
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A manual for Pitt set 1 dated 6/1949
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A manual for Pitt set 1 dated 6/1951
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A manual for Pitt set 3 dated 7/1950
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A 1948 Dux leaflet which includes Pitt
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A 9/1950 Dux leaflet which includes Pitt
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

An English 1950 Dux leaflet which includes Pitt
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

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