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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, and Gabriel Erector. 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 me.

PLEASE NOTE: when you make a purchase, your PayPal Checkout page will display the Nightfall Books logo shown at right. Both Girders & Gears™ and our parent website Nightfall Books™ are trademarks of Prismatrix LLC.

  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.
$79.95    SALE: $35.00


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8-PIECE TEMSI CHAIN BOX AND MOTOR SET
  • 3-12 volt battery powered electric motor with integrated six-speed gearbox
  • 1 - 14-tooth 22mm sprocket
  • 1 - 18-tooth 27mm sprocket
  • 2 - 28-tooth 41mm sprockets
  • 1 - 36-tooth 52mm sprocket
  • 1 - 56=tooth 79mm sprocket
  • 30" length of brass ladder chain
  • For ages 7 and above; One set available.
$69.95    SALE: $35.00


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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.

SALE: $40.00