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Der Junge Mechaniker Construction Sets
Der Junge Mechaniker was a very early competitor to Meccano. It was very similar to Meccano and was made in Germany from 1910 to around 1921.
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database
Very like Meccano
circa 1910 to 1921
key fixing (see comment *1)
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
As LE JEUNE MÉCANICIEN. Old Meccano style parts but Perforated Plate & Angle Girder instead of Flanged Plate. NB. #103 with 1 row of holes. *1 Key fixing in manual, but tapped bosses in ebay sets.
The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here
The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided
Below there are manuals/instructions which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
A Der Junge Mechaniker instruction manual. Note that the hard back cover is not original. The prices are in Austrian Kroner
(Scans from Norbert Klimmek).
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