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VINTAGE CONSTRUCTION SETS

In this catalog we present both new and selected, one-of-a-kind collectible construction sets. Several systems are represented in the offerings below, including Temsi, Stokys, Stabil, and others. Each set is either 1) as new (unused) or 2) as is. All sets are sold in as is condition, and all sales are final (NO refunds or exchanges). If you have any questions prior to making a purchase, please contact us.

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  Vintage Set Catalog


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TEMSI NO. 2A SUPPLEMENTAL SET
  • 101 pieces; 1 part tray
  • New, unused, factory-fresh late 1990's version of the No. 2A "Collect Box" supplemental set
  • Includes angle girders, a variety of perforated strips, four red plastic flanged wheels with brass bosses, four windmill blades, long double angles, eccentric cranks, and a miscellaneous assortment of small parts and fasteners
  • Detailed, monochrome instruction manual with a glossy full color cover
  • For ages 7 and above
  • 5.9 lbs.    10¾" x 14" x 2 3/8" - Seven sets available.
$30.00


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TEMSI NO. 5 SET PARTS ASSORTMENT

This assortment of parts represents much of the contents of a 1960s vintage No. 5 set. The parts are used, but most are in good condition. PLEASE NOTE: these are the parts ONLY, NO box or manual are included. SOLD AS IS. One set available.

$20.00


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STOKYS NO. 00 SET

New, unused set circa 1960. Two parts are missing, including one of the four small pulleys/wheels. As the detail photo shows, the tiny set features a selection of strips, both formed and straight, a flanged plate, a pierced disk, crank and axle shaft, assorted fasteners, plus the aforementioned small pulleys. A monochrome instruction manual is included. The box, featuring a full color cover, and the manual are in excellent condition. One set available.

$30.00


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STABIL 50A SET AND ONE OTHER SET

Two Stabil sets, one a 50a and one other unidentified set. Both have 50a box lids. Sets are mostly complete, parts are well used and may exhibit some rust. Boxes are mostly broken down and in rough shape, especially the covers, but the labels are in good condition. Manuals are NOT included. Sets are sold AS IS. One pair of sets available.

$30.00


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SONNEBERGER SET

One small Sonneberger set, mostly complete. Overall, parts are in good condition, but the box is in rough shape, especially the bottom. Original 8 pp. manual is included. Set is sold AS IS. One set available.

$20.00


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CONSTRUCTIONEER NO. 8 SET PARTS ASSORTMENT (NO CASE)

An assortment of parts from a No. 8 set, including ferris wheel seats, most of the plates, and various strips, etc. Four wheels and three tires are also included, plus a second set of ferris wheel seats. Several plates are bent in the middle to form a raised "tunnel", but parts are otherwise in very good condition. This item is spare parts ONLY, NO case. Parts are sold AS IS. One set available.

$20.00


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ERECTOR SPECIAL EDITION TRAIN SET CASE

This is a brand new, factory fresh plastic storage case with removable tray and a new, never used full-color printed wrapper for a Meccano Erector Special Edition Train Set from the mid-2000s. A black & white photocopy manual is also included. PLEASE NOTE: This is a storage case ONLY, NO parts are included. One case available.

$20.00