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Bayko

Bayko was produced from 1933 by Plimpton Engineering. You could make models of houses and buildings. It was originally made from Bakelite - one of the first synthetic plastics. Meccano Ltd took over Bayko in 1959;

Pete Bradley (The Bayko Man), has a very comprehensive website on all aspects of the Bayko system at http://www.baykoman.com/.


Manufacturer / Distributor

Plimpton Engineering Co. Ltd., Liverpool 3, UK
From 1959: Meccano Ltd., Binns Road, Liverpool, UK


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

Plimton Era


A 1935 instruction manual covering sets 1-6

A 1945/6 instruction manual - Book 3

A 1948 instruction manual covering sets 1-3

A 1951 instruction manual for set 3X

A July 1953 instruction manual (11th Issue) for sets 0-3

An August 1954 instruction manual (6th Issue) for sets 0-4

A January 1955 instruction manual (15th Issue) for sets 0-3

A September 1955 instruction manual (16th Issue) for sets 0-3

An August 1959 instruction manual (20th Issue) for sets 0-3

A Bayko advertising leaflet dating from 1955

A Bayko advertising leaflet dating from 1957

A Bayko advertising leaflet dating from 1959

A Bayko price list for Canada dated July 1953

A Bayko spares price list/order form dating to 1953-55

A Bayko spares price list/order form dating to 1956/7

Meccano Era


A Meccano Ltd era advertising leaflet dating from 1961 (16/761/250)

A Meccano Ltd era advertising leaflet dating from 1962 (5/462/275 - 72715/02)

A 1962 instruction manual for sets 11-14 (16/462/100m)

For the No.15 set a series of instruction leaflets was produced

A sheet showing the new parts contained in set 15 (72716/06)