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(The) Playful Engineer

(The) Playful Engineer was a very simple Meccano-like construction system. Not certain where or when it was made.

Manufacturer / Distributor

An unknown company from Unknown

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for PLAYFUL ENGINEER, THE

System Type
Very like Meccano
Boss Type
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
18 (see comment *1)
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Known only from manual for a small, unnumbered, set. *1 10 parts in models (Strips, Brackets, Wheel Disc), plus at least 8 more on cover including 5*11 holes Flanged Plate. All look near identical to MECCANO.

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

A Playful Engineer manual
Added 14/01/20