Meccano Publications on CD

 

A Series by Oscar Felgueiras

 

The Series is a compilation of Meccano publications - instruction manuals, catalogues, technical manuals and ancillary material from the birth of Meccano  to the present.

 

Over 700 publications will be included in 12 CD volumes, scanned at high resolution for on-screen viewing or printing, and fully indexed.

 

The 4 Volumes covering the period 1970 to 2006 will also provide a comprehensive history and details of the sets, manuals, new parts, parts lists, colour schemes and packaging of each period.

 

 

Volume 

Contents

Status

1

Pre-1925 Instruction Manuals

 

2

1925-1934 Instruction Manuals 

 

3

1934-1947 UK Instruction Manuals

 

4

1948-1969 UK Instruction Manuals 

 

5

1970-1981 UK Sets and Related Literature

UK published non-English language Instruction Manuals

 

6

1934-1961 France Instruction Manuals

1935-1982 Spain Instruction Manuals

 

7

1962-1988 France Sets and Related Literature 

 

8

1989-1998 Meccano Sets and Related Literature 

Available now

9

1998-2006 Meccano Sets and Related Literature 

Available now

10

Meccano Other Publications Includes Standard Mechanisms, New and Prized Model Books, 1920s Electrical Outfit, Instruction Leaflets for Motors and Special Model Leaflets.

 

11

Meccano Catalogues up to 1980 

 

12

Meccano Catalogues 1981-2007

 

 

Volume 8

 

Meccano Sets 1986 - 1998

 

This 3295-page Volume has sections on Meccano history of the 1986-96 period, the evolution of the parts range during the period, the Introduction Manuals and Leaflets and spare parts catalogues

 

Each of the sets of the period - Standard Sets, one-model Starter Seriess,  Dynamic Series, Collection Series, Action Control series, Mission the Universe series and Special Sets - has a  dedicated section with data sheet,  parts list and hi-resolution scan of the complete instruction manual, and ancillary sets and products are also included.

 

Appendices contain illustrated indexes to sets (by number, set series and date), conversion tables for new/old part numbers and illustrated lists of new parts introduced. 

 

For PC or Macintosh.   Ref: MPB8    Price: 9.95

 

Volume 9

 

Meccano Sets 1998 - 2006

 

This 2277-page Volume has sections on Meccano history of the period, sets, instruction manuals, part numbering systems, new parts, colours and packaging.

 

Introductory material provides an overall view of the period, and a detailed overview of each set series within it.

 

Each of the 139 sets of the period has a  dedicated section with data sheet,  parts list and hi-resolution scan of the complete instruction manual.

 

Appendices contain illustrated indexes to sets (by number, set series and date), conversion tables for new/old part numbers and illustrated lists of new parts introduced. 

 

For PC or Macintosh.   Ref: MPB9    Price: 9.95