Meccano Ltd. published many different instruction booklets over the years. Illustrated below are the covers of some of these booklets. Older instruction booklets showed some fantastic models on the front covers - models too large to ever be built by the actual outfits!
Meccano 1926 Instruction Manual Sets 0-3 - A Quaint Old Fashioned Cover
Meccano 1926 Instruction Manual Sets 0-3 - Old Fashioned Model Plans
Meccano 1930 Instruction Manual Sets 00-3 - A Similar Cover in Different Colours
Meccano 1940 Instruction Manual Set 3 - Showing some Blue/Gold Models
Meccano 1947 Instruction Manual Set 3 - Showing the Giant Blocksetting Crane
Meccano 1949 Gears Outfit "A" Back Cover - Showing the Available Meccano Gears
Meccano 1952 Instruction Manual Set 3 - Showing the Giant Blocksetting Crane; Dad with a Pipe
Meccano 1953 Instruction Manual Set 2A - Showing the Giant Blocksetting Crane
Meccano 1955 Instruction Manual Set 1 - Showing a Walking Dragline; Dad Doesn't Smoke
Meccano 1956 Instruction Manual Set 3A - Showing an Interesting Crane
Meccano 1957 Instruction Manual Set 0A - A Meccano Boy
Meccano 1958 Instruction Manual Set 6 - Showing a Walking Dragline
Meccano 1958 Instruction Manual Set 6 Back Cover - A Wide Array of Colourfull Models
Meccano 1962 Instruction Manual Sets 0-1 - No More Huge Models on the Cover!
Meccano 1965 Gears Outfit "B" - Showing a Digger Shovel
See also Meccano Instruction Booklets - Part 2.
See also Meccano - Miscelaneous Links
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Meccano Instruction Booklets, Magazines and Brochures online.
Text copyright 1996-2005 by David Williams.