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Metacon Construction Sets

Metacon was a construction system very like Meccano. It was made in the Netherlands, dates unknown.

Manufacturer / Distributor

Metacon, Wettig, Gedeponeerd, Netherlands

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for METACON (Ref:MTN)

System Type
Very like Meccano
Boss Type
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7 (probably)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

In MCS the main parts are MECCANO 5x11h Flanged Plate; 5,11 holes & Curved Strips; Double Angle Strip; Flex Plates; Trunnions; Bush Wheel; (1st) Road Wheel. Lid & manual cover have river scene with boat & very long Lifting Bridge.

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