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Meccano Motor Car Constructor(1) Sets

Meccano Motor Car Constructor(1) was a system for constructing model cars. It was made by Meccano Ltd from 1932 to around the Second World War. This is the larger series of cars (named set 2 in 1933) when the smaller cars (set 1) were introduced - see Meccano Motor Car Constructor(2)


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
Meccano
System Type
Road vehicles
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
1932 to 1941
Material
Steel
Thread
6BA
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
 
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
71
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Variable
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
 
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Special parts allowed several models to be made.

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


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

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

A Meccano Motor Car Constructor(1) set instruction leaflet, print ref 16/1232/10(2P)

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

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

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

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

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

German instructions for Meccano Motor Car Constructor(1) set 2, print ref 1/536/.3
A Meccano (France) Motor Car Constructor(1) 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(1) set 2, print ref 1/533/10