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Mehanotehnika was founded in 1952 in order to produce toys for the Yugoslavian market. The main plant, located in Izola, Slovenia, was opened in 1959. The company mainly became known because of its model railways, but also manufactured learning toys, toy telephones and typewriters, and plastic toy cars in various scales. The cars did not always have the manufacturer's name stamped on the baseplate and were often copies of Western European products, e.g. by Schuco from Germany or Politoys and Fabian from Italy. Furthermore, Mehanotehnika Izola manufactured copies of Norev diecast models from the "Mini Jet" series in about 1/66th scale. In 1990, the company was renamed to Mehano. Although the company applied for closure in 2008, Mehano is still in business today, concentrating its output on model railways and electronic learning toys.

Model manufacturer: Mehanotehnika Izola

  Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint
yellow; Italy 1954
Mehanotehnika Izola (Slovenia)
plastic, scale 1:36; acquired 2013
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  Fiat 1300
ivory; Italy 1961
Mehanotehnika Izola (Slovenia), article no. 390
plastic, scale 1:41; acquired 2017
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  Fiat 500
Yugoslavian police; Italy 1965
Mehanotehnika Izola (Slovenia)
plastic, scale 1:29; acquired 2013
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  Renault 9
white; France 1981
Mehanotehnika Izola (Slovenia)
diecast, scale 1:66; acquired 2017
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