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Modelit(a) Construction Sets
Modelit(a) metal construction sets were similar to Meccano. It was manufactured in the USA. Thought to date from the late 1910s to around 1920. This was followed by a significantly different Modelit(b).
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database
Very like Meccano
late 1910 (see comment *1) to early 1920s
4.4 (see comment *2)
Bolts: round (slotted)
Steel with a Nickel plated finish
Lid label has boy with black bow tie looking at a Suspension Bridge. Numbered sets. Perforated Plates & Angle Girders instead of Flanged Plates. *1 1916 has been suggested. *2 Some 4.1-4.2 in Plates & Strips.
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