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Record Construction Sets

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


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Meccano principle but sig. differences
Country
Germany
Dates
early 1950s
Material
Metal
Thread
M4; M8
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
M3
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
52
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)
 

Comments
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.

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


A Record manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

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