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Vogue Construction Sets

Vogue metal construction sets were similar to Meccano. They were made in England from the 1948 to 1960.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for VOGUE

Maker
 
System Type
Certain UK
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
1948 to early 1960 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
4BA
Boss Type
double-tapped
Boss Thread
4BA
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
35
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.9
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.9
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.7
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: round (slotted)
(see comment *2)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
7.9(mean)
Bolt diameter (mm)
6.4(mean)

Comments
cf PIONEER, METALCRAFT, & PALIKIT. Corners of Strips cut at 45°. *1 Known for sure 1957. *2 Also square Nut, same Across flats.

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A Vogue instruction manual for set 1.

A Vogue instruction manual for set 2.