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FIRST CHOICE FOR MECCANO MODEL BUILDERS

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Binns Road Works Drawings
(Code: M-BRWD)
£ 5.95
For all Meccano enthusiasts here are 21 original works drawings dating from 1916, in which the precise detail for each Meccano part was stipulated before toolmaking and manufacture commenced, often hand corrected and annotated by Meccano staff.  Elucidated and explained by John Westwood, the plans  provide a unique insight into the development of the Meccano system.

46 pages
 

 

Constructor Quarterly Issue 100 (June 2013)
(Code: CQMAG100)
£ 25.00
A special bumper issue of this high quality quarterly publication for the Meccano enthusiast. Each CQ issue contains a mixture of models with and without building instructions, technical and historical information for Meccano and other construction systems. This issue is a spine bound 100 page edition to commorate 100 issues
Constructor Quarterly Magazine (Issues 101-119)
(Code: CQMAG-101)
£ 18.00
A high quality quarterly publication for the Meccano enthusiast. Each issue contains a mixture of models with and without building instructions, technical and historical information for Meccano and other construction systems. A must for all Meccano enthusiats to see what other model makers are building and for current and historical information
Contains 60 pages printed in colour.
Constructor Quarterly Magazine (Issues 1-19)
(Code: CQMAG-01)
£ 15.00
A quality quarterly publication for the Meccano enthusiast. Each issue contains a mixture of models with and without building instructions, technical and historical information for Meccano and other construction systems. A must for all Meccano enthusiats to see what other model makers are building and for current and historical information.
These issues are black & white
Constructor Quarterly Magazine (Issues 61-79)
(Code: CQMAG-60)
£ 15.00
A high quality quarterly publication for the Meccano enthusiast. Each issue contains a mixture of models with and without building instructions, technical and historical information for Meccano and other construction systems. A must for all Meccano enthusiats to see what other model makers are building and for current and historical information
Contains 60 pages printed in colour.
Constructor Quarterly Magazine (Issues 70-99)
(Code: CQMAG-80)
£ 18.00
A high quality quarterly publication for the Meccano enthusiast. Each issue contains a mixture of models with and without building instructions, technical and historical information for Meccano and other construction systems. A must for all Meccano enthusiats to see what other model makers are building and for current and historical information
Contains 60 pages printed in colour.
Contents of Outfits - Accessory & Special Outfits 1904-79
(Code: M-DF5.2.1)
£ 10.20
This book is an invaluable reference with it's comprehensive lists of all Meccano Accessory and Special Sets produced from 1904 to 1979 in table form.

    40 pages, A4
 

 

Contents of Outfits - Standard Sets 1909-79
(Code: M-DF5.1.1)
£ 10.20
This book is an invaluable reference with it's comprehensive lists of all standard Meccano Sets produced from 1909 to 1979 in table form.

38 pages, A4
 

 

Dear Chief Meccanoman
(Code: CQ09)
£ 50.00
A compilation of the correspondence between prolific Meccan enthusiast Dr.Keith Cameron and The Meccano Man's Journal.
Meccano Parts Handbook
(Code: M-MPH)
£ 24.95
This book includes a comprehensive set of part numbers, original factory part illustrations and descriptions. It covers the whole Meccano system and  related products from 1901-1973.  
                                       
132 pages A4

 

          
 

 

 

 

Meccano Parts Illustrated Walchart
(Code: M-PIW)
£ 7.95
Faithful replica of the hand-coloured wall chart once the focal point of MW Models in Henley on Thames, the premier Meccano dealer who helped keep Meccano going in it's darker years.

 

Set of 16 A4 sheets on 160 GSM card, suitable for wall mounting or framing as a parts reference.


 

 

Our Meccano
(Code: M-OM)
£ 19.95
This comprehensive work reveals how genius in the detail designing of individual parts enabled Meccano to develop from a crude toy into a great adult hobby, with today's modelbuilders brilliantly proving its ongoing capacity.

 

Also explored is the history of the company, the Meccano community, societies, dealers, literature, software, rival and compatible systems, and famous Meccanomen and their models… all in 109 lavishly illustrated pages in 3 volumes.

 

Servetti's Trolley Factory
(Code: CQ01)
£ 10.00
Full building instructions with illustrations for a unique automated model which builds and dismantles 4-wheeled trolleys from Liverpool Plastic Meccano
36 pages, softback
The Invention of Meccano
(Code: CQ06)
£ 12.00
Michael Denny's humerous account of the Meccano hobby and it's history. Illustrated with Bil Thacker's cartoons
28 pages, softback
The Meccano Super Models
(Code: M-TMS)
£ 29.95
From 1928 to 1936 model plans were published in leaflet form by Meccano Ltd. as "The Meccano Super Models".  Many became timeless icons, like Leaflet No. 4, the Giant Blocksetting Crane, the Meccano boy's ultimate modelling aspiration.

 

There were ultimately 37 of these leaflets, and several underwent subsequent improvement and reissue to bring the final total to 45, all of which are reproduced in their entirety in this single, bound volume.
 
258 pages

 

 

 

 

The Meccanoman's Newsmag (Issues 123-onwards)
(Code: M-MN(123-on)-e95aa6)
£ 5.50
The Newsmag (AKA 'NMMG Newsletter', 'NMMG Newsmag', 'The Meccanoman's Newsmag' and 'The Meccano Newsmag'), one of the best-known of the internationally-read Meccano journals, has been in continuous publication since 1977, and is a great resource and archive of Meccano-related material and of the Meccano hobby itself. Example of content: Issue 129 has 'Where do Models come from?', 'Meccano to the rescue', Notes & Quotes, Spin Master - Geoff writes, Mike Cotterill's Skegness Lifeboat, Mike's daughter tells her Story, 'The Issigonis Shield', Skegex in Colour, Images from the Archives, 'My Winter of Discontent', Diary Dates, Miniature Traction Engine Weekend, 'Clubscene' - Oxton May meeting, Auction and Model reports.