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added 14-11-2020
The Michael Adler Founderís Prize 2020

The closing date for receipt of entries for the Michael Adler Founderís Prize is 31 January 2021.

Note: this is one month later than the end-of-year date that has customarily been the closing date for Prize entries.

Details of the Prize first appeared on page 11 and 12 of International Meccanoman 67 (December 2012).
Those same details, together with an entry form, may be obtained from Adrian Williams at: corvus@tinyworld.co.uk
or by writing to Adrian at: Bell House, 72A Old High Street, Headington, Oxford OX3 9HW, United Kingdom. 


added 12-10-2020
The ISM is very sorry to report the death of Geoff Brown on October 10th 2020.
He will be sorrowly missed in the Meccano fraternity.
Philip Webb, Chairman of the ISM dedicated a special page on the website of North Midlands Meccano Guild. 

Read the covid reports so far received from Meccano Clubs here


added 27-09-2020
From 20-09-2020 till 28-02-2021 the Coda Museum  in the Dutch Town of Apeldoorn features an exposition about "Avid Collectors". (Perhaps "Passionnate Collectors" is a better English translation)
Collectors of all sorts (Dinkey Toys, Star War figures, Leggo, Happy Meals etc. etc. AND Meccano) show highlights of their collection. Photo's of the Meccano models on show see links below.


added 18-09-2020
In spite of alle the covid hassle the Henley Society of Meccano Engineers in Henley-on-Thames managed to organize their meeting on 05-09-2020. Richard Payn made the photo's that can be viewed here 


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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