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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 for MÉCANIC [2]

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.