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Mechano was a Meccano-like construction system. It looks as though it was made in China (by Wisdom?) for a company based in Damascus, Syria. Dates unknown. The Ebay listing of this set also had some Merkur parts, which are assumed to be not part of this system.

Manufacturer / Distributor

Made in China for A company in Damascus, Syria

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MECHANO (Ref:MHN)

System Type
Certain Chinese (probably)
Steel (probably)
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)

An Ebay set has mostly WISDOM-like parts & manual models, but a few parts & 2 model sheets look MERKUR-like - perhaps the remains of another set. 3 boys making models on lid label & manual cover.

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