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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 (Ref:PEN)

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