Meccano Manuals 1908 - 1981

1978-1981

Data on Meccano Manuals

Print references of main set Manuals 1978-80
The manuals were all landscape 11¾in. x 7in. (297mm x 178mm)
There was a supplementary 'Extra Parts of Extra Fun' sheet (same size as above)
  Set A Starter
(16 pages)
Set 1
(16 pages)
Set 2
(16 pages)
Set 3
(36 pages)
Set 4
(56 pages)
Set 5
(16 pages)
Extra Parts
(2 pages)
1977 -- -- -- -- -- -- 160056
Code 199391
1978 160048 160043
(with 'A' set contents)
 
160043
(without 'A' set contents)
160044 160045
(with cheese head bolts)
 
160045
(with round head bolts)
160046 160047 --

Note - All the 1978 manuals have the Meccano Logo and also the Airfix logo on the rear cover

Pagination/contents of main set Manuals 1978-80
  Set A Starter
(16 pages)
Set 1
(16 pages)
Set 2
(16 pages)
Set 3
(36 pages)
Set 4
(56 pages)
Set 5
(16 pages)
Welcome to the world of Meccano (7 languages) Page 2 Page 2 -- -- -- --
How to use this book (7 languages) Page 3 Page 3 -- -- -- --
Basic Constructions (7 languages) Pages
4-5
Pages
4-5
-- -- -- --
The next step forwards -- -- Page 2 Page 2 Page 2 --
Your electric motor -- -- Pages
4-5
Pages
4-5
-- --
Colour photos of models -- -- -- -- -- Page 2 &
Rear Cover
Models 1.1 - 1.10 Pages
6 - 10
Pages
6 - 10
-- -- -- --
Models 2.1 - 2.10 -- -- Pages
6 - 15
Pages
26 - 35
Pages
46 - 55
--
Models 3.1 - 3.10 -- -- -- Pages
6 - 25
Pages
26 - 45
--
Models 4.1 - 4.8 -- -- -- -- Pages
4 - 25
--
Models 5.1 - 5.6 -- -- -- -- -- Page 2 &
Rear Cover
Pocket Meccano Models Pages
11 - 13
Pages
11 - 13
-- -- -- --
Illustrated complete list of Meccano parts Pages
14 - 15
Pages
14 - 15
-- -- -- --
Contents of Meccano sets Rear Cover Rear Cover -- -- -- --
Advert for the various theme construction sets -- -- Rear Cover Rear Cover Rear Cover --

Note - Page numbering includes the covers

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No.10 set - The No.10 set continued in production. However there are no known printings of No.10 set leaflets during this period.

Pocket Meccano - This also remained in production. See the 1970-7 era for more details.