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Modello(1) Construction Sets
Modello(1) was a Meccano-like construction system. The system was made in Germany from 1919 to around 1928.
Manufacturer / Distributor
Johoen Brandner, Regensberg, Germany (1919-1920)
Then: Ernst Plank, Nürnburg, Germany
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MODELLO 
Hole pitch <12.7mm
1919 to circa 1928
double-tapped (see comment *1)
32 (see comment *2)
36 (see comment *3)
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Steel with a Brass finish
2 mfrs, 1st with JB circular logo on lid, 2nd an EP oval logo. Data from Set 4. All the basic 'early' parts plus Connectors to allow Rods (all with thread(ed)(s) ends) to be used structurally. *1except Pinion. *2Mod .8. *3Possible other parts in Mechanics Sets.
The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here
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A Modello(1) manual for set 2.
Unfortunately the copy scanned did not have a cover and also had a torn page.
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