Meccano Manuals 1908 - 1981

1937-1941

Data on Meccano Manuals

Confirmation of those print codes in red is required (Scans of these manuals would also be appreciated)
Also details of any editions not included would be appreciated

  Print codes of Outfit 000 Leaflet Print codes of Outfit 000 'More' Models
  Black print on yellow paper.
Model leaflet was a single sheet of paper
Size 19¾in. x 13½in. (502mmx343mm) approx, folded twice
Dark Blue print on off white paper.
Model leaflet was a single sheet of paper
Size 9¾in. x 6 9/16in. - 248mmx162mm) approx
  2 pages 2 pages
1939 39.000
13/1238/5(1P)
1/739/7.5
1940 40.000
16/140/12(1P)
1/440/3.5
1941 41.000
16/841/10(1P)
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Print codes of Main outfit 0 manuals
1937-41
8 pages, Yellow paper. Black print. Boy sitting left. 4 models centre. Boy sitting right. Blue & Gold models.
Manual Size 11 7/8" x 6 7/8" (300x175mm) approx
1937 37.0
13/537/30(1P)
13/937/10(2P)
13/1037/20(3P)
1938 38.0
13/538/50
1939 39.0
13/1238/46(1P)
1940 40.0
13/1239/55
1941 41.0
13/641/10(1P)
13/641/35(2P)
 
Print codes of Main Outfit 1-10 manuals - 1937-41
Bright Green cover, Boys seated left & right. Blue & Gold models of Crane, Road roller, Ship and Steam Wagon.
Manual size 12¼" x 7½" (310x190mm) approx
  Outfit 1
(24 pages)
Outfit 2
(32 pages)
Outfit 3
(44 pages)
Outfit 4
(56 pages)
Outfit 5
(72 pages)
Outfit 6
(96 pages)
Outfits 7/8
(68 pages)
Outfits 9/10
(112 pages)
1937 37.1
13/737/40(1P)
13/1037/24(2P)
37.2
13/737/65(1P)
13/1037/40(2P)
37.3
13/737/39.5(1P)
13/1037/20(2P)
37.4
13/737/33.5(1P)
13/1037/20(2P)
37.5
13/737/15(1P)
13/1037/10(2P)
37.6
13/737/19(1P)
 
37.7/8
13/737/11(1P)
 
37.9/10
13/737/3(1P)
 
1937
America
- 37.2
13/737/5(1P)
37.3
13/737/3(1P)
- - - 37.7/8
13/737/.5(1P)
-
1938 38.1
13/538/45(1P)
38.2
13/538/20(1P)
38.3
13/538/29(1P)
38.4
13/538/24(1P)
38.5
13/538/12(1P)
38.6
13/538/19.5(1P)
38.7/8
13/538/7.75(1P)
38.9/10
13/538/2(1P)
1938
America
38.1
13/538/5(1P)
- 38.3
13/538/2(1P)
38.4
13/538/1(1P)
- 38.6
13/538/.5(1P)
- -
1939 39.1
13/1238/52(1P)
13/839/12.5(2P)
39.2
13/1238/58(1P)
13/839/ ??
39.3
13/1238/43(1P)
 
39.4
13/1238/34(1P)
 
39.5
13/1238/14(1P)
 
39.6
13/1238/13(1P)
 
39.7/8
13/1238/8(1P)
 
39.9/10
13/1238/8(1P)
???
1940 40.1
13/1239/65(1P)
13/140/65(1P)*1
40.2
 
13/140/60(1P)
40.3
 
13/140/42(1P)
40.4
 
13/140/25(1P)
40.5
 
13/140/15(1P)
40.6
 
13/140/8.5(1P)
40.7/8
 
13/140/6.5(1P)
40.9/10
 
13/140/1(1P)
1941 - - - - - 41.6
13/341/5
41.7/8
13/341/4
41.9/10
13/341/1.5

Note *1 - Some copies of this manual have a misprint in the print code - 13/14065(1P)

Note 2 - There are likely to be more American editions than shown above.

Print codes of Accessory outfit 1A-6A manuals - 1937-41
Bright Green cover, Boys seated left & right. Blue & Gold models of Crane, Road roller, Ship and Steam Wagon.
Manual size 12¼" x 7½" (310x190mm) approx
  Outfit 1A
(12 pages)
Outfit 2A
(16 pages)
Outfit 3A
(20 pages)
Outfit 4A
(24 pages)
Outfit 5A
(32 pages)
Outfit 6A
(32 pages)
1937 37.1A
13/737/8(1P)
37.2A
13/737/12(1P)
37.3A
13/737/12(1P)
37.4A
13/737/9(1P)
37.5A
13/737/6(1P)
37.6A
13/737/4(1P)
1938 38.1A
13/538/10(1P)
38.2A
13/538/10(1P)
38.3A
13/538/7.5(1P)
38.4A
13/538/6.5(1P)
38.5A
13/538/4.5(1P)
38.6A
13/538/3(1P)
1939 39.1A
13/1238/7.5(1P)
13/839/3(2P)
39.2A
13/1238/9(1P)
13/839/3.75(2P)
39.3A
13/1238/7.5(1P)
 
39.4A
13/1238/5(1P)
 
39.5A
13/1238/3.5(1P)
 
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1940 40.1A
13/140/14(1P)
40.2A
13/140/15(1P)
40.3A
13/140/12(1P)
40.4A
13/140/10(1P)
40.5A
13/140/6(1P)
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1941 -- -- 41.3A
 
13/641/2.75
-- 41.5A
13/341/3
 
41.6A
13/341/3
 
 
  Print codes EO6/EO20 Model Leaflet Print codes of 'More New Models' Manuals - 1939
  Black print on white paper
Single sheet of paper with a total of eight models for outfits 2 - 6
Size 12¼" x 7½" (310x190mm) approx
Manual 0-3 - Black print on white paper
Manuals 4-6 & 7-10 - Blue print on white paper
Boy waving a banner saying 'More New Models'
Size 12¼" x 7½" (310x190mm) approx
  2 pages 0-3 (4 pages) 4-6 (8 pages) 7-10 (16 pages)
1938 1 838/200 -- -- --
1939 -- 13/539/170(1P)
 
13/539/55
 
13/739/5
13/1139/2(2P)
 

Pagination/contents of Main Outfit 0-10 manuals - 1937-41
  Outfit 0
(8 pages *1)
Outfit 1
(24 pages)
Outfit 2
(32 pages)
Outfit 3
(44 pages)
Outfit 4
(56 pages)
Outfit 5
(72 pages)
Outfit 6
(96 pages)
Outfits 7/8
(68 pages)
Outfits 9/10
(112 pages)
Real Engineering in Miniature -- Inside front cover Inside front cover Inside front cover Inside front cover Inside front cover Inside front cover Inside front cover Inside front cover
How to Commence the Fun Page 2 Page 1 Page 1 Page 1 Page 1 Page 1 Page 1 -- --
Contents of set Page 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Models 0.1 - 0.25 Pages
3 - 7
Pages
2 - 6
Pages
2 - 6
Pages
2 - 6
Pages
2 - 6
Pages
2 - 6
Pages
2 - 6
-- --
Models 1.1 - 1.48 -- Pages
7 - 16
Pages
7 - 16
Pages
7 - 16
Pages
7 - 16
Pages
7 - 16
Pages
7 - 16
-- --
Models 2.1 - 2.25 -- -- Pages
17 - 22
Pages
17 - 22
Pages
17 - 22
Pages
17 - 22
Pages
17 - 22
-- --
Models 3.1 - 3.25 -- -- -- Pages
23 - 32
Pages
23 - 32
Pages
23 - 32
Pages
23 - 32
-- --
Models 4.1 - 4.25 -- -- -- (*2) Pages
33 - 44
Pages
33 - 44
Pages
33 - 44
-- --
Models 5.1 - 5.25 -- -- -- -- -- Pages
45 - 60
Pages
45 - 60
-- --
Models 6.1 - 6.25 -- -- -- -- -- -- Pages
61 - 84
-- --
Models 7.1 - 7.25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Pages
1 - 26
--
Models 8.1 - 8.25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Pages
27 - 61
--
Models 9.1 - 9.25 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Pages
1 - 46
Models 10.1 - 10.20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Pages
47 - 105
Selection of set 1 models and extra parts needed Page 8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Meccano Motors -- Page 17 Page 23 Page 33 Page 45 Page 61 Page 85 -- --
Build bigger and better models -- Pages
18 - 19
Pages
24 - 25
Pages
34 - 35 (*2)
Pages
46 - 47
Pages
62 - 63
Pages
86 - 87
-- --
Examples of Standard Mech's -- -- -- Pages
36 - 37
Pages
48 - 49
Pages
64 - 65
Pages
88 - 89
-- --
Contents of Meccano outfits -- -- Pages
26 - 27
Pages
38 - 39
Pages
50 - 51
Pages
66 - 67
Pages
90 - 91
Pages
62 - 63
Pages
106 - 107
Meccano Parts (Illustrated) -- Pages
20 - 21
Pages
28 - 29
Pages
40 - 41
Pages
52 - 53
Pages
68 - 69
Pages
92 - 93
Pages
64 - 65
Pages
108 - 109
Advert for Princess Elizabeth -- Rear Cover Rear Cover Rear Cover Rear Cover Rear Cover Rear Cover Rear Cover Rear Cover

Note *1 - Page numbering includes the covers

Note *2 - 1940 Outfit 3 manual (13/140/42(1P)) - pages 34-35 showed models 4.4-4.7 instead of 'Build bigger and better models'

Pagination/contents of Accessory outfit 1A-6A manuals - 1937-41
  Outfit 1A
(12 pages)
Outfit 2A
(16 pages)
Outfit 3A
(20 pages)
Outfit 4A
(24 pages)
Outfit 5A
(32 pages)
Outfit 6A
(32 pages)
Real Engineering in Miniature Inside front cover Inside front cover Inside front cover Inside front cover Inside front cover Inside front cover
Models 2.1 - 2.25 Pages
1 - 6
-- -- -- -- --
Models 3.1 - 3.25 -- Pages
1 - 10
-- -- -- --
Models 4.1 - 4.25 -- -- Pages
1 - 12
-- -- --
Models 5.1 - 5.25 -- -- -- Pages
1 - 16
-- --
Models 6.1 - 6.25 -- -- -- -- Pages
1 - 24
--
Models 7.1 - 7.25 -- -- -- -- -- Pages
1 - 26
Meccano Motors -- -- Page 13 Page 17 Page 25 Page 27
Build bigger and better models Page 7 Page 11 Pages
14 - 15
Pages
18 - 19
Pages
26 - 27
--
Meccano Parts (Illustrated) Pages
8 - 9
Pages
12 - 13
Pages
16 - 17
Pages
20 - 21
Pages
28 - 29
Pages
28 - 29
Advert for Princess Elizabeth Rear Cover Rear Cover Rear Cover Rear Cover Rear Cover Rear Cover
 
Pagination/contents of 'More New Models' Manuals - 1939
  Outfits 0-3
(4 pages *1)
Outfits 4-6
(8 pages *1)
Outfits 7-10
(16 pages *1)
Models 0.26, 0.27 Page 2 Page 2 --
Models 1.49, 150 Page 2 Page 2 --
Models 2.26, 2.27 Page 2 Page 2 --
Models 3.26, 3.27 Page 3 Page 3 --
Models 4.26, 4.27 -- Page 4 Page 2
Models 5.26, 5.27 -- Page 5 Page 3
Models 6.26, 6.27 -- Pages
6 & 7
Pages
4 & 5
Models 7.26, 7.28 -- -- Pages
6 & 7
Model 8.26 , 8.27 -- -- Pages
8 - 10
Model 9.26 -- -- Pages
11 & 12
Model 10.21 -- -- Pages
13 - 16
Models using the EO6 & EO20 Page 4 Page 8 --

Note *1 - Page numbering includes the covers