The Meccanoman's Newsmag
Supplied free to its members by the North Midlands Meccano Guild, the largest of the UK Meccano clubs, the latest issues of The Meccanoman's Newsmag are now available to non-members.
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.
In Newsmag No. 145 (November 2019, 40 pages A4, in colour):
Gottwald AK680 (John Hornsby), Motorcycles at Oxton (Philip Webb), Plane Spotting (Ken Ratcliff), Southend-on-Sea Coal Tram (Adrian Browne), So you want to build a Meccanograph Part 6 (Jonathan Shapero), The Stanley Flyer (Neil Bedford), Diary Dates, Melton and District Model Club Annual Show (Rob Mitchell), USS Missouri (Steve Briancourt), Clubscene - Oxton September 2019, Auction Report (Jim Gamble), Model Report (Geoff Brown), Exhibition Scene - Skegex 2019 (Geoff Brown).
Ref: MN145 Price: £7.00 (postage extra; budget UK rate available).
The Meccanoman's Newsmag Nos. 123-144
Ref: MN123, NM124, NM125, MN126, MN127, MN128, MN129 Price: £5.50 each
Ref: MN130, MN131, MN132, MN133, MN134 Price: £6.50 each
Ref: MN135, MN136, MN137, MN138, MN139, MN140, MN141, MN142, MN143, MN144 Price: £7.00
The International Meccanoman on CD
Issues 1 to 49 complete.
Electronically indexed by Cover picture, Month, Date, Issue Number and Title with combined indexes on Subject, Keyword and Author. For PC or Macintosh.
Exclusive to ISM Members. Please quote ISM membership number when ordering.
Ref: IMCD1 Price: £12.00
(Price includes shipping worldwide)
The Meccanoman's Journal
The Meccanoman's Journal,
edited by G. Maurice Morris
and published by The Meccanoman's Club
from 1965-75, was the first "adult" Meccano
serial publication covering a wealth of material, nearly all being directly
Meccano related - the usage of individual Meccano parts, model illustrations
and descriptions, innovative suggestions for model builders, historic
articles and more.
Pages per issue varies from 28 to 43.
The early numbers included a "Model of the Moment" series
where moderately complex models were described.
Index to The Meccanoman's Journal
Ref: IMJ Price: £2.99
The Meccanoman's Journal is also available on CD. See The Meccanoman's Club on CD.
The Meccano Engineer on CD
All 12 issues
of the (Junior) Meccano Engineer are now available on CD, with printable
quality scanned images of every page, with electronic Author,
Chronological, Subject, Keyword, Monthly Table
and Cover picture indexes to articles and complete issues.
The CD also includes the SJME publications "Meccano Parts Handbook" and "Meccano Parts Checklist" in their entirety.
For PC or Macintosh. Ref: TME Price: £14.95
For more details see: The Meccano Engineer
Index to the Meccanoman's Newsmag
Issues 1 to 100
Indexed by Article Title and Author, and by Subject Classification.
Includes NMMG Newsletter (Issues 1 to 5), NMMG Newsmag (Issues 6 to 24), The Meccanoman's Newsmag (Issues 25 to 68) and The Meccano Newsmag (Issues 69 to 100).
Compiled by Bruce Neilson and Roger Thorpe.
Ref: MNInd1 72 pages Price: £6.95
Midlands Meccano Guild Gazette
Issues No. 13 - 20
(September 1988 - April 1999)
The issues published in this period are still considered to be the finest and most professional Meccano club magazines ever, each containing several archive-quality articles and at least one full model plan.
Issues 1-18 and 20 Originals, Issue 19 reprinted - Colour
(MMGG13 A5, MMGG14-MMGG20 A4)
Early Midlands Meccano Guild Gazette
(A5 Originals, black & white)
West London Meccano Society Newsletter
Issues No. 82 - 104
(November 2006 - November 2016)
Back Numbers of the Newsletter of this premier UK Meccano society produced by editors Chris Bourne and Bob Palmer, containing a unique mixture of ephemera, archive-quality material and humour.
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