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Spranger Construction Sets

Spranger was a simple construction system made out of wood and metal for making models of furniture and buildings. It was made in Germany from around 1933 to around 1955


Manufacturer / Distributor

Gustav-Spranger, Klingenthal, Germany


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for SPRANGER

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
circa 1933 (see comment *1) to circa 1955 (see comment *2)
Material
Steel / Wood
Thread
 
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
40 (see comment *3)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.9
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts:
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Wood & nickel or tin plated metal parts. The wooden Pulleys have brass plated steel bosses. *1*2 Saiid to possibly be for the maker, not the system, but patent & manual copyright 1929. *3 Including 16 wooden.

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


A Spranger manual
(Added 09/12/2018)

The Spranger German patent
(Added 09/12/2018)

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