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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 for MECCANO MOTOR CAR [1]

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