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Dinky Builder


Rectangular and triangular painted metal plates which connect at the edges by means of a hinge-like structure. This is formed on each part made by a bent-over a crenellated edge which forms short narrow tubes. These can then be interlinked and locked together by metal rods of various lengths which are passed through the tubes.

The sets are intended to create a wide variety of things, including vehicles, but qualify as architectural through the inclusion of a small number of plates painted with windows and doors and the buildings shown in the instruction book.

This is the same construction method as in Stanlo

category other construction methods
materials metal
date 1950s?
made by Meccano Ltd, England


The cover of an instruction book:

A suggested architectural construction: