Over 100 years old and still going strong.

No 1 clockwork motor

Available for decades in slightly different designs and colours. (See the Kids Page quiz on how to date Meccano by looking at its colour.)

Meccanograph made from plastic Meccano using the worm and contrate gears available in the first sets. Interesting designs can be produced by turning the handle. Late 1960's.

Set 4, c1938. In front of the set is a long frame electric motor from c 1935.

Set 00, 1950's