Meccano is a model construction system created in by Frank Hornby in Liverpool , United Kingdom. The system consists of reusable metal strips, plates, angle girders , wheels , axles and gears , and plastic parts that are connected using nuts and bolts. It enables the building of working models and mechanical devices. In , a very similar construction set was introduced in the United States under the brand name Erector. In , Meccano bought the Erector brand and unified its presence on all continents.
Meccano dark blue part d, Narrow Strip. Two Meccano hole zinc Double Angle Strips, part 48e. Skip to main content. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab. Watch this item.
All the gears, pulleys and brassware are supplied without grub or set screws. These can be ordered separately. Most people prefer using standard grub screws Part Number 69a , these are headless screws and give a nice tidy finish. These are available with either the standard slotted or more the recent 2mm Allen head. These fit flush with the boss when tight.
The following image is derived from a late 's Meccano dealers' cabinet display. It shows pretty much all of what you might consider to be standard Meccano parts. Click on any part in the picture for a whole page of information about that part.