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Standard LR Construction Sets

Standard LR was an unusual simple construction system. It used indentations and clips to join parts together. It was made in France from the early 1930s to the late 1950s


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
 
System Type
Non-Meccano type
Country
France
Dates
early 1930 (see comment *1) to late 1950s
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32W
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
5/32W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
38
No. of Parts in System
77
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
10.0 (multiples of value shown, including half.)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.0
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
4.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.5

Comments
Parts engage together by small pushed-through indentations/pips & are held by Clips or N&B. Tyres, Spanners, Gears have name on them *1 1931 known; French patent '33.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided


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


A Standard LR manual for set 0
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

A Standard LR manual for sets 0-2
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

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