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MECCANO - CONTENT

Find out about the content of Meccano Sets made by Meccano  Limited, and how this changed over the decades


 

 

 

Sets in the Mechanics Made Easy Period
Set No Year Notes
Box 1901 First Set
A 1904 Similar to Box
B 1904 Middle Set of 04 Range
C 1904 Largest Set of 1904 Range
D 1905 2nd Largest Set of 1905 Range
E 1905 Largest Set of 1905 Range
X 1906 Smallest Set of 1906 Range
1 1907 Replaced Set X
2 1907 Replaced Set A
3 1907 Replaced Set B
4 1907 Replaced Set C
5 1907 Replaced Set D
6 1907 Replaced Set E

 

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Sets in the Nickel Period
Set No Year Description
1 1910  
2 1910  
3 1910  
4 1910  
5 1910  
6 1910  
Royal 1911 New Smallest Set
0 1912 Reboxed and Renamed Royal Set
Inventors Outfit 1916 First Specialised Set
Electric Outfit 1920  

7

1922 New Largest Set
00 1923 New Smallest Set

 

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Sets in the Burgunday Period
Set No Year Description
0 1912  
1 1910  
2 1910  
3 1910  
4 1910  
5 1910  
6 1910  
7 1922  
000 1930 New Smallest Set
(A)1 1931 Aeroplane Constructor
(A) 2 1931 Aeroplane Constructor
(A) 0 1932 Aeroplane Constructor
(C) 1932 Car Constructor
X1 1932 Short Lived Multi Holed Set
X2 1932 Short Lived Multi Holed Set
(AS) 1 1933 Special Aeroplane Constructor
(AS)2 1933 Special Aeroplane Constructor

 

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Sets in the Blue and Gold Lettered Period
Number Year Description
(A) 1 1931 Aeroplane Constructor
(A) 2 1931 Aeroplane Constructor
(A) 0 1932 Aeroplane Constructor
(C) 1932 Car Constructor
(AS) 1 1933 Special Aeroplane Constructor
(AS)2 1933 Special Aeroplane Constructor
0 1934  
A 1934  
B 1934  
c 1934  
D 1934  
E 1934 Extra Set added to the range
F 1934  
G 1934  
H 1934  
K 1934  
L 1934 This was the largest set ever made by Meccano

 

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Sets in the Blue and Gold Numbered Period
Number Year Description
(A) 1 1931 Aeroplane Constructor
(A) 2 1931 Aeroplane Constructor
(A) 0 1932 Aeroplane Constructor
(C) 1932 Car Constructor
(AS) 1 1933 Special Aeroplane Constructor
(AS)2 1933 Special Aeroplane Constructor
0 1937  
1 1937  
2 1937  
3 1937  
4 1937  
5 1937  
6 1937  
7 1937  
8 1937  
9 1937  
10 1937  
  1939 Mechanised Army

 

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Sets in the Early Red and Green Period
Set No Year Notes
0 1945  
1 1945  
2 1945  
3 1945  
4 1946  
5 1946  
6 1948  
7 1948  
8 1948  
9 1948  
10 1950  
Gears A 1950  

 

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Sets in the Late Red and Green Period
Set No Year Notes
0 1945  
1 1945  
2 1945  
3 1945  
4 1946  
5 1946  
6 1948  
7 1948  
8 1948  
9 1948  
10 1950  
  1956 Gears Set B
  1959 Mechanisms

 

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Sets in the Themed Sets Period 
Set No Year Notes
  1956 Gears Set B
  1959 Mechanisms
0 1962  
1 1962  
2 1962  
3 1962

 

4 1962  
5 1962  
6 1962  
7 1962  
8 1962  
9 1962  
10 1962  
  1963

Elektrikit

  1965 Power Drive
  1967 Junior power Drive+

 

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Sets in the Blue Box Period
Set No Year Notes
1 1970 Smallest Set
2 1970  
3 1970  
4 1970  
5 1970  
6 1970  
7 1970  
8 1970  
9 1970 Now in Wooden Box
10 1970 Largest Set
4EL 1970 Replaced Elektrikit
5ME 1970 Expanded Power Drive
6 1970 Replaced Set E
  1972 Clock Kit 1
  1972 Clock Kit 1
  1973 Army
  1973 Highway
  1976 Crane

 

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Sets in the Last Days of Binns Road Period
Set No Year Notes
  1973 Army
  1976 Crane
A 1978  
1 1978  
2 1978  
3 1978  
4 1978  
5 1978  
  1978 Combat
  1978 Meccanoids

 

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