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Record Construction Sets

Record is a simple Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Germany in the early 1950s

Manufacturer / Distributor

W.B.??, Germany

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for RECORD

System Type
Meccano principle but sig. differences
early 1950s
M4; M8
Boss Type
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7 (see comment *1)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4 (see comment *2)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4 (see comment *3)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Parts include Strips, Brackets, 9 holes diameter Circular Disc, & special parts for large Roundabout & Big Wheel. *1 12.5 also reported. *2*3 & larger hole in some parts for large diameter Axle.

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

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

A Record manual
(Added 09/12/2018)

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