Meccano Manuals

Meccano Lighting Set, Battery Boxes, Steam Engine, Power Tools etc.

Details and Downloads of the Instructions

This section covers the instruction leaflets for the pre-war Lighting set, Battery boxes, Steam Engine etc.


Lighting sets


A 1935 instruction leaflet for the Lighting Set in eight languages.
(Print Code 1/1035/2.6)

A 1936 instruction leaflet for the Lighting Set in eight languages.
(Print Code 1/836/2.5)

A 1937 instruction leaflet for the Lighting Set in eight languages.
(Print Code 1/137/5)

A 1939 instruction leaflet for the Lighting Set in eight languages.
(Print Code 1/239/5.5)

Battery Boxes


The instruction leaflet for the Battery Control box (Part 620).
English and eight other languages.
Ref 152486

The instruction leaflet on adjusting the battery contacts of the Battery Control box (Part 620).
English and four other languages.
Ref 152488

The instruction leaflet for using the battery compartment box in the 3M set.
English and eight other languages.
Ref 152302

The instruction leaflet for using the Battery Box in the 1978 sets.
Ref 142576
(Added 25/08/2020)

1970s Hand Generator


The instruction leaflet for the Hand Generator.
English and eight other languages.
Ref 152302

Steam Engines


The instruction sheets for the 1970s Steam Engine.
English and eight other languages.
Ref 151990

The instruction sheets for the 1970s Steam Engine from Malins (Engineers) Ltd (the manufacturer of the steam engine).
English and eight other languages.
Ref 151990
(Added 24/08/2020)

Hints for operating the replica 1929 Steam Engine - dated 1992

Power Tool


The instruction sheet for the Power Tool. - Dated 1994

The instruction sheet for the Power Tool. - Dated 1998
(Added 06/08/2020)

The instruction sheet for the Power Tool. - Dated 1999