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Mécanic(2) (Le Petite Ingenieur Français) Construction Sets

Mécanic(2) was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in France from 1921 to 1923.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
Jouets de Paris
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
France
Dates
1921 to 1923
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32W
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
5/32W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
80 (approximately)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.3 (see comment *1)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
4.2
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.9 (see comment *2)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
6.4
Bolt diameter (mm)
5.4

Comments
MÉCANIC LE PETIT INGENIEUR FRANÇAIS on lid. Wide-tipped Propeller, Spoked Wheels, Toothed Segment, etc. After L'INGÉNIEUR CONSTRUCTEUR & ÉCÉPÉ. *1 A few holes smaller; also reported as 4.1. *2 Reported.

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A Mécanic(2) manual.