Meccano Manuals 1908 - 1981

Meccano Motor Car Constructor Sets

Motor Car Constructor was a system for constructing model cars. They were made by Meccano Ltd from 1932 to around the Second World War. There were two sets. Set 1 which made smaller simpler cars and set 2 which made larger cars.

Below there are manuals/leafets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.

Set 1


A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 1 instruction leaflet, print ref 13/533/17.5(1P)

A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 1 instruction leaflet, print ref 13/534/10(1P)
A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 1 instruction leaflet with print ref 13/734/15(2P) is known to exist.

A photocopy of the Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 1 instruction leaflet, print ref 13/537/10(1P)
A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 1 instruction leaflet with print ref 13/136/10(1P) is known to exist.

A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 1 instruction leaflet, print ref 13/538/6.5(1P)
A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 1 instruction leaflet with print ref 13/340/7(1P) is known to exist.

A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 1 instruction leaflet in German for the Swiss market, print ref 13/934/.75(1P)
A Meccano (France) Motor Car Constructor set 1 instruction leaflet with print ref 13/633/.5(1P) is known to exist.

A Meccano (France) Motor Car Constructor set 1 instruction leaflet, print ref 13/537/3.(1P)
A Meccano (France) Motor Car Constructor set 1 instruction leaflet with print ref 15/539/2 is known to exist.

Set 2


A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set instruction leaflet, print ref 16/732/25(1P)

Supplementary Instructions, print ref 1/832/25
that came with the 1932 Motor Car Constructor instruction leaflet

A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set instruction leaflet, print ref 16/1232/10(2P)

A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 2 instruction leaflet, print ref 16/733/6.5
A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 2 instruction leaflet with print ref 13/434/6.5(1P) is known to exist.
A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 2 instruction leaflet with print ref 13/537/3(1P) is known to exist.
A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 2 instruction leaflet with print ref 13/538/1.25(1P) is known to exist.

A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 2 instruction leaflet, print ref 13/239/2.5(1P)

A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set instruction leaflet in Dutch, print ref 16/832/2.5(1P)

Supplementary Notes for the Meccano Motor Car Constructor set in Dutch, print ref 1/433/1.95

A Meccano Motor Car Constructor set instruction leaflet in Italian, print ref 16/1032/1

German instructions for Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 2, print ref 1/536/.3
A Meccano (France) Motor Car Constructor set 2 instruction leaflet with print ref 15/539/.5 is known to exist.

instructions for using the lighting set with the Meccano Motor Car Constructor set 2, print ref 1/533/10