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Toy Town(1)

Toy Town(1) was a very simple Meccano-like construction system, utilising 'L' shaped strips. It was made in Australia from circa 1940 to circa 1950.

Note that it was made by the same company as 'Toy Town(2)' although they are completely different systems.


Manufacturer / Distributor

J.B. Morgan & Sons, 17 Guildford Lane, Melbourne, Australia
Also: 70 Sydney Street, Coburg, Australia


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for TOY TOWN [1]

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Australia
Dates
circa 1940 to circa 1950
Material
Steel
Thread
1/8W
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
5
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
9.53 (see comment *1)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.4
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
---
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: round (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.3
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.5

Comments
Name on box; model sheet has TOYTOWN. Special small set from makers of TOY TOWN [2]. Its small box has boy on it with set as his body. Parts include 3x5h Flat Bracket, 1x1h Angle Bracket, & small Disc. *1 3/8".

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