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La Meccanica Applicata Construction Sets
La Meccanica Applicata was a Meccano-like construction system. It was probably manufactured in Italy. Date unknown, but probably the 1930s or 1940s. The La Meccanica Applicata set shown in the pictures below has contents virtually identical to Fai Meccanica set 1. It is therefore assumed that these sets probably precede Fai Meccanica.
Brief Details - Distance between holes 12.00 mm., Diameter of holes 4.24 mm., Diameter of shafts 3.91 mm. It does not have a motor.
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for LA MECCANICA APPLICATA
Meccano principle but sig. differences
1930s (some significant doubt)
Only a 4-5 manual cover seen. It has a boy with Meccano-like Crane and a MOGO logo.
Below there are manuals/leaflets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
The manual front cover of a La Meccanica Applicata set taken from issue 48 of the Other Systems Newsletter published by Tony Knowles.
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