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Rivarossi Construction Sets

Rivarossi was half size Meccano-like system. It was made in Italy in the late 1940s


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for RIVAROSSI

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Italy
Dates
1946 to 1948
Material
Aluminium (Alloy)
Thread
2x
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
2x
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
75 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
7.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
 
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Red boxes with name on end of lid apron. Some parts similar to MINEX, some Wheels Bakelite. The 2 manual models seen are identical to MINEX. No details of 30 of the parts including Gears & a Motor.

Below there are photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


Photos of the Rivarossi system.