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Star

Star was a Meccano-like constructional system. It was made in Italy. Dates unknown.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for STAR

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Italy
Dates
 
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32 W
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
5/32W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
86
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.2
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.1
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.9
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: tapered cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.9
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.9

Comments
Parts generally look like MECCANO/BRAL but 6 point decorative star holes replace outer vee cutouts in BRAL-style Braced Girder.

Below there are various manuals/leafets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A Star manual for set 2
Added 14/01/20