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Micmac was a Meccano-like construction system. It was made in India by Jai Hind Ltd. of Calcutta, dates unknown but likely to be after WW2.

Manufacturer / Distributor

Jai Hind Ltd., Calcutta, India

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MICMAC (Ref:MIM)

System Type
Very like Meccano
after World War Two
Boss Type
Boss Thread
5/32W (probably)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7 (some significant doubt)
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)

Known from a No.1 manual with a boy, girl & simple Loom on the cover. There were 5 sets with parts that look exactly like MECCANO, but original, though very simple, models.

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