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Wittner Construction Sets

Wittner was a Meccano-like constructional system with two known sets. One to build a mine locomotive and wagons and another to build a tram and trailer. Made in Germany and thought to date from the late 1940s.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for WITTNER

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
1946 to 1948 (see comment *1)
Material
Steel
Thread
M3
Boss Type
double-tapped (see comment *2)
Boss Thread
M3
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
48
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
10.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.3
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
2 sets with parts to build: Mine Loco & 4 Wagons; Tram & Trailer. *1 Up to 1950 quite likely but not after 1952. *2 In Collar, bosses not seen.

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


Photos of a Wittner Mine Locomotive and Wagons set.
(Taken from an Ebay listing)
(Added 8/11/2020)