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Technikus(2) Construction Sets

Technikus(2) was a Meccano-like construction system very like Stabil. It was made in East Germany probably in the 1950s


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for TECHNIKUS [2]

Maker
 
System Type
STABIL type
Country
Former East Germany
Dates
1950s (some significant doubt)
Material
Metal
Thread
M4
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
50
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.5 (probably)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
 
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
--- (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Small (like Meccano No.37c)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Blue lid label has boy with Crane in yellow panel. Parts look very like STABIL but red/green with blue Brackets. Manual cover has (in B&W) 2 boys working on Crane & Telpher Railway.

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


A Technikus(2) manual
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Technikus(2) construction system
(Photos from Urs Flammer)