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Simplico was a construction system using split rods pushing into pins screwed into hubs. It was made in the the UK in around 1907. It is probably an earlier version of Technico

Manufacturer / Distributor

Moses Kohnstam, Nuremberg, Germany

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for SIMPLICO

System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
United Kingdom
known in 1914
Boss Type
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Dec 1913 patent has split Rods pushing onto Pins screwed into Hubs (or into hollow Pins). Probably earlier version of TECHNICO. Ad in G&T 10/14 but not thereafter. See also TECHNIKUS [1].

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