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Mecanic(3) Construction Sets

Mecanic(3) appears to be the same as 1950s Meccano sets 0-3. It was probably made in Brazil (although not certain) in at least 1956/7.

Manufacturer / Distributor

Probably a local Brazil company.
Just possible it was imported from Meccano(Liverpool), UK

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MECANIC [3]

System Type
Very like Meccano
known in 1956 to known in 1957 (see comment *1)
Boss Type
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

*1 From '56-57 list. Sets appear as the then current 0-3 MECCANO but with MECANIC on the box lids, The parts though may have been made locally.

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