TENTE Construction Toys

TVTA is pleased to present further images from the 1988 Exin catalogue featuring TENTE construction toys.

Today we look at the lines Elephant (a range of pre-school bricks similar to Duplo and Mega-Bloks), Variant, Compact and Combi (for early school ages), and then sets for the more advanced young builder featuring typical Tenté themes of helicopters, boats, military vehicles and space craft.

To round off the post we have some examples from the Titanium line… and here there can be no doubt that some of its space vehicles were inspired by certain craft from the early Star Wars franchise (X-Wing and Tie Fighters immediately come to mind). 

Enjoy the images!

Selection of Tenté construction toy lines. Composition by TVTA.


TENTE Elephant




TENTE Space Base Andromeda. Space Station Odyseus. Bluestar / Stroner / Scouty / Redwolf


TENTE boats, helicopters and military vehicles. Includes the sets: Cobra Base and Polar Station Artic 2


TENTE Combi, Variant and Compact sets


TENTE Titanium


Front and rear covers of the Exin 1988 Catalogue


As always, thanks for looking 🙂

Images from the 1988 Exin catalogue. Scanned by TVTA.

11 thoughts on “TENTE Construction Toys

  1. I just love building block sets, be it “official” big brand or the lesser known off brands. And these are nice especially the Helicopter/Aircraft carrier ships and the collection of helicopters (though the commercial ships are quite detailed too) Thanks for sharing.
    p.s. I might have some news soon of another delivery I’m expecting later today. I’ll let you know what it is when it gets here ok!

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