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09/01/1901 Model construction Meccano is patented

The ideas for Meccano were first conceived by Frank Hornby and he developed and patented the construction kit. Meccano is a model construction system created in Liverpool. It enables the building of working models and mechanical devices. Although Meccano has always been seen as an engaging education toy.


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  • Meccano History 

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