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Premier Construction Sets

Premier metal construction sets were similar to Meccano. They were made in England. Thought to date to the 1950s and 1960s


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Certain UK
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
late 1950s (some significant doubt) to known in 1960
Material
Steel
Thread
4BA
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
4BA
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
63
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.6 (mean)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.0
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: round (slotted)
(see comment *1)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Steel finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.3

Comments
Many unusual Plates, eg 5 & 11 holes long Flanged Sector Plates; 3-11h long Single Flanged Plates, thick Flex Plates. *1*2 square nut & cheesehead slotted bolt plain brass 7.9 6.2 may also be found. Manual shows Round & slotted cheesehead head Bolts & small hex Nuts.

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

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The Premier instruction manual.