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Mignon Construction Sets

Mignon was a Meccano-like construction system with many special plates and girders. This system was made in Germany from 1945 to 1953.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MIGNON

Maker
 
System Type
Hole pitch <12.7mm
Country
Germany
Dates
1945 to 1953
Material
Aluminium (Alloy) (see comment *1)
Thread
2.6x.45
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
2.6x.45
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
32 (see comment *2)
No. of Parts in System
150
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
6.0
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
3.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
3.1
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.0
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
4.5
Bolt diameter (mm)
4.0

Comments
Attractive, unusual parts, anodised, with Plates, Wheels, etc in bright colours. *1 Some early parts steel, nickel plated. *2 Mod .8.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here

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Below there are manuals/leafets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A Mignon manual for sets 1 to 2.

A Mignon manual for sets 1 to 3.

A Mignon set 1 contents and parts list.

A leaflet advertising Mignon Rollbahn.

Photos of the Mignon system.