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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 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)