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Download The latest Schrauber & Sammler:

German original text
English translation by Bob Thompson

Two stories in the Liverpool Echo about the Meccano Factory before closing down in 1979

story 1
story 2

Video of a Stiff-Leg Derrick crane by
Gilbert Ghyselbrecht (Belgium)

on YouyTube
The model is operated by an Android app.

Skegness 2023 was as ever a great exhibition and this year was it's 40st anniversary
Two interesting video's are on YouTube:
1. by Georg Eiermann : Skegness 2023
2. by Robin K. Kirk: Skegness 2023

In 2016 Georg Eiermann of The German Friends of the Metall Construction Sets (Freundeskreis Metallbaukasten) started issueing a quarterly (German) Magazine that can be downloaded here for free. 

Since December 2018 John Burke and his son Johny from Australia, publishes a free bi-monthly magazine.To join the mailing list send an e-mail to:  

You can spend hours on the site of nzmeccano.com with photo's from models, Meccano documentation, Meccano Manuals etc. 

From the very early days of The International Meccanoman, Model Building Technology (MBT) has been a must-read feature for any keen Meccano builder.
Instead of having to search through back issues of IM, tips are now collected together in a searchable index for easy browsing, finding and printing and can be purchased at a modest price here at the MBT website 

There have been a few Meccano Museums now sadly all closed but one Meccano Museum is thriving and located in Holland 

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