Meccano Parts

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There are many different Meccano parts. The following list includes both modern and obsolete parts.

See also Meccano Motors, Meccano 1923-27 Set Contents, Meccano 1951 Set Contents, Meccano 1970 Part Illustrations and Meccano 1990 Part Illustrations.

Meccano hole spacing is .5" (12.7mm) centre to centre. The bolt thread is 5/32" British Standard Whitworth (BSW) which is now uncommon, even in the U.K.. Axle rods are 8 SWG (.160"; 4.04mm). The holes in bosses are typically 4.1mm diameter.

PART#  SIZE      DESCRIPTION

1      12.5"     Perforated Strip (.5" wide)
1a     9.5"      Perforated Strip
1b     7.5"      Perforated Strip
2      5.5"      Perforated Strip
2a     4.5"      Perforated Strip
3      3.5"      Perforated Strip
4      3"        Perforated Strip
5      2.5"      Perforated Strip
6      2"        Perforated Strip
6x     2"        Perforated Strip, 5 holes
6a     1.5"      Perforated Strip
7      24.5"     Angle Girder
7a     18.5"     Angle Girder
8      12.5"     Angle Girder
8a     9.5"      Angle Girder
8b     7.5"      Angle Girder
9      5.5"      Angle Girder
9a     4.5"      Angle Girder
9b     3.5"      Angle Girder
9c     3"        Angle Girder
9d     2.5"      Angle Girder
9e     2"        Angle Girder
9f     1.5"      Angle Girder
9g     1"        Angle Girder
10     1"        Flat Bracket (Fishplate)
11     .5x.5"    Double Bracket
11a    1x.5"     Double Bracket
12     .5x.5"    Angle Bracket
12a    1x1"      Angle Bracket
12b    1x.5"     Angle Bracket
12c    .5x.5"    Angle Bracket, Obtuse
13     11.5"     Axle Rod
13a    8"        Axle Rod
14     6.5"      Axle Rod
14a    5.5"      Axle Rod
15     5"        Axle Rod
15a    4.5"      Axle Rod
15b    4"        Axle Rod
16     3.5"      Axle Rod
16a    2.5"      Axle Rod
16b    3"        Axle Rod
17     2"        Axle Rod
18a    1.5"      Axle Rod
18b    1"        Axle Rod
19     5"        Crank Handle, without grip
19g    3.5"      Crank Handle, with grip
19h    5"        Crank Handle, with grip
19s    3.5"      Crank Handle, without grip
19a    3"        Spoked Wheel
20     1.125"    Flanged Wheel
20     1.125"    Flanged & Grooved Wheel
20b    .75"      Flanged Wheel
19b    3"        Pulley with boss
19c    6"        Pulley with boss
20a    2"        Pulley with boss
21     1.5"      Pulley with boss
22     1"        Pulley with boss
22a    1"        Pulley without boss
23     .5"       Pulley without boss
23a    .5"       Pully with boss
23b    .5"       Pulley without boss plastic
23?    .5"       Pulley without boss, small original size
24     1.375"    Bush Wheel, 8 holes
24a    1.375"    Wheel Disc, 8 holes
24b    1.375"    Bush Wheel, 6 holes
24c    1.375"    Wheel Disc, 6 holes
25     .75"      Pinion, .25" face, 25 teeth
25a    .75"      Pinion, .50" face, 25 teeth
25b    .75"      Pinion, .75" face, 25 teeth
26     .5"       Pinion, .25" face, 19 teeth
26x    .5"       Pinion, .25" face, 20 teeth
26p    .5"       Pinion, .25" face, 19 teeth, plastic
26a    .5"       Pinion, .50" face, 19 teeth
26b    .5"       Pinion, .75" face, 19 teeth
26c    .4375"    Pinion, .25" face, 15 teeth
27     1.25"     Gear Wheel, 50 teeth
27a    1.5"      Gear Wheel, 57 teeth
27ap   1.5"      Gear Wheel, 57 teeth, plastic
27b    3.5"      Gear Wheel, 133 teeth
27c    2.5"      Gear Wheel, 95 teeth
27d    1.675"    Gear Wheel, 60 teeth
27f    1"        Gear Wheel, 14 teeth, plastic multi-purpose
28     1.5"      Contrate Wheel, 50 teeth
29     .75"      Contrate Wheel, 25 teeth
30     .875"     Bevel Gear, 26 teeth
30a    .5"       Bevel Gear, 16 teeth
30c    1.5"      Bevel Gear, 48 teeth
31     1"        Gear Wheel, .25" face, 38 teeth
32     .5"       Worm
34               Spanner
34a              Spanner/Screwdriver Combination
34b              Box Spanner
34c              Spanner, Hex Nut
35               Spring Clip
36               Screwdriver
36?              Screwdriver, Flat Style
36a              Screwdriver (longer)
36b              Screwdriver
36c              Drift
37a              Nut
37b              Bolt
37c              Nut, hex
38               Washer
38d    .75"      Washer
40               Cord
41               Propellor Blade
41               Propellor Blade, old style
43     2"        Tension Spring
44               Bent Strip, Stepped
45               Double Bent Strip
46     2.5x1"    Double Angle Strip
47     2.5x1.5"  Double Angle Strip
47a    3x1.5"    Double Angle Strip
48     1.5x.5"   Double Angle Strip
48a    2.5x.5"   Double Angle Strip
48b    3.5x.5"   Double Angle Strip
48c    4.5x.5"   Double Angle Strip
48d    5.5x.5"   Double Angle Strip
50               Slide Piece
50x              Eye Piece, without boss
51     2.5x1.5"  Flanged Plate
52-1   5.5x2.5"  Flanged Plate, two flanges
52-2   5.5x2.5"  Flanged Plate, two flanges, saw hole
52-3   5.5x2.5"  Flanged Plate, saw hole
52-4   5.5x2.5"  Flanged Plate
52a    5.5x3.5"  Flat Plate
53     3.5x2.5"  Flanged Plate
53a    4.5x2.5"  Flat Plate
54     4.5"      Flanged Sector Plate, 3 rows holes
54-1   4"        Flanged Sector Plate, 1 row holes
54-2   4"        Flanged Sector Plate, 3 rows holes
55     5.5"      Perforated Strip, slotted
55a    2"        Perforated Strip, slotted
57               Wire Hook, large old style
57a              Scientific Hook
57b              Loaded Hook, large
57c              Loaded Hook, small
57d              Wire Hook, small
58               Spring Cord
58a              Spring Cord Coupling Screw
58b              Spring Cord Hook
59               Collar
61-1             Windmill Sail (arm, no bumps)
61-2             Windmill Sail (MECCANO)
61-3             Windmill Sail (arm, bumps)
61-4             Windmill Sail (arm, no bumps) ???
61-5             Windmill Sail (no arm, no bumps)
61-6             Windmill Sail (painted 1 side)
61-7             Windmill Sail (painted 2 sides)
62               Crank
62a              Crank, Threaded
62b              Crank, Double Arm
63               Coupling
63x              Coupling, old style
63a              Octagonal Coupling
63b              Strip Coupling
63c              Threaded Coupling
63d              Short Coupling
64               Threaded Boss
65               Centre Fork
66     50g       Weight
67     25g       Weight
68     .5"       Woodscrew
69     5/32"     Set Screw
69a    5/32"     Grub Screw
69b    7/32"     Grub Screw
69c    7/64"     Grub Screw
70     5.5x2.5"  Flat Plate
72     2.5x2.5"  Flat Plate
73     3x1.5"    Flat Plate
74     1.5x1.5"  Flat Plate
76     2.5"      Triangular Plate
77     1"        Triangular Plate
78     11.5"     Screwed Rod
79     8"        Screwed Rod
79a    6"        Screwed Rod
80     5"        Screwed Rod
80a    3.5"      Screwed Rod
80b    4.5"      Screwed Rod
80c    3"        Screwed Rod
81     2"        Screwed Rod
82     1"        Screwed Rod
89     5.5"      Curved Strip, 10" radius
89a    3"        Curved Strip, 1.75" radius
89b    4"        Curved Strip, 4.5" radius
90     2.5"      Curved Strip, 2.375" radius
90a    2.5"      Curved Strip, 1.375" radius
94               Sprocket Chain
95     2"        Sprocket Wheel, 36 teeth
95a    1.5"      Sprocket Wheel, 28 teeth
95b    3"        Sprocket Wheel, 56 teeth
96     1"        Sprocket Wheel, 18 teeth
96a    .75"      Sprocket Wheel, 14 teeth
97     3.5"      Braced Girder
97a    3"        Braced Girder
98     2.5"      Braced Girder
99     12.5"     Braced Girder
99a    9.5"      Braced Girder
99b    7.5"      Braced Girder
100    5.5"      Braced Girder
100a   4.5"      Braced Girder
101              Heald for Loom
102              Single Bent Strip
103    5.5"      Flat Girder
103a   9.5"      Flat Girder
103b   12.5"     Flat Girder
103x   24.5"     Flat Girder
103c   4.5"      Flat Girder
103d   3.5"      Flat Girder
103e   3"        Flat Girder
103f   2.5"      Flat Girder
103g   2"        Flat Girder
103h   1.5"      Flat Girder
103k   7.5"      Flat Girder
104              Shuttle, for loom
105              Reed Hook, for loom
106              Wood Roller
106a             Sand Roller
107              Table for Designing Machine
108    2.5x2"    Corner Gusset (Architrave)
109    2.5"      Face Plate
110    3.5"      Rack Strip
110a   6.5"      Rack Strip
111    .75"      Bolt
111a   .5"       Bolt
111c   .375"     Bolt
111d   1.125"    Bolt
111?   .3125"    Bolt
113    5.5"      Girder Frame
114              Hinge
115              Threaded Pin
115x             Threaded Pin, round shoulder
115a             Threaded Pin, long
116              Fork Piece, large
116a             Fork Piece, small
118    5.5"      Hub Disc
119              Channel Segment
120              Buffer
120a             Spring Buffer
120b   9/16"     Compression Spring
121              Train Coupling
122              Minature Loaded Sack
123    1.25"     Cone Pulley
124    1"        Reversed Angle Bracket
125    .5"       Reversed Angle Bracket
126              Trunnion
126a             Flat Trunnion
127              Bell Crank, without boss
128              Bell Crank, with boss
129    3"        Rack Segment
130              Eccentric, triple throw
130a             Eccentric, single throw
131              Dredger Bucket
131              Cam
132    2.75"     Flywheel
133    1.5"      Corner Bracket
133a   1"        Corner Bracket
134              Crank Shaft, 1" stroke
135              Theodolite Protractor
136              Handrail Support
136a             Handrail Coupling
137              Wheel Flange
138              Ship's Funnel, raked
138a             Ship's Funnel, Cunard type
139              Flanged Bracket, right
139a             Flanged Bracket, left
140              Universal Coupling
140y             Collar with 4 taps
141              Wire Line
142    3"        Rubber Ring
142a   2"        Motor Tyre
142b   3"        Motor Tyre
142c   1"        Motor Tyre
142d   1.5"      Motor Tyre
143    5.5"      Circular Girder
144              Dog Clutch
144f             Dog Clutch (F half only)
144m             Dog Clutch (M half only)
145    7.5"      Circular Strip
146    6"        Circular Plate
146a   4"        Circular Plate
147              Pawl with Pivot Bolt
147a             Pawl
147b             Pivot Bolt
147c             Pawl without boss
148              Rachet Wheel
149              Collecting Shoes
150              Crane Grab
151              Pulley Block, single
152              Pulley Block, double
153              Pulley Block, triple
154a   .5"       Corner Angle Bracket, right
154b   .5"       Corner Angle Bracket, left
155    1"        Rubber Ring
156    2.5"      Pointers, with boss
157    2"        Fan
158a             Signal Arms, home
158b             Signal Arms, distant
159              Circular Saw
160    1.5x1x.5  Channel Bearing
161    2x1x.5"   Girder Bracket
162    5x2.1"    Boiler, complete
162a   2.1" "    Boiler, end only
162b   5x2.1"    Boiler, body only
163    1.5x.7"   Sleeve Piece
164    .675x.5"  Chimney Adapter
165              Swivel Bearing
166              End Bearing
167a             Large-toothed Quadrant
167b   9.875"    Flanged Ring
167c             Pinion for Large-toothed Quadrant
168    4"        Ball Thrust Bearing
168a   3.75"     Ball Thrust Race, flanged disc
168b   4"        Ball Thrust Race, toothed disc
168c   3.675"    Ball Cage, complete with balls
168d   .375"     Ball
169              Digger Bucket
171              Socket Coupling
172              Pendulum Connection
173              Rail Adaptor
173a             Adaptor for Screwed Rod
174              Grease Cup
175              Flexible Coupling Unit
176              Anchoring Spring for cord
177              Shafting Standard, large
178              Shafting Standard, small
179              Rod Socket
180    3.5"      Gear Ring (133/95)
185    1.75"     Steering Wheel
185a   2.5"      Steering Wheel
186    2.5"      Driving Band, light
186a   6"        Driving Band, light
186b   10"       Driving Band, light
186c   10"       Driving Band, heavy
186d   15"       Driving Band, heavy
186e   20"       Driving Band, heavy
187    2.5"      Road Wheel, metal
187p   2.5"      Road Wheel, plastic
187a   1.875"    Conical Disc
187b   4.25"     Road Wheel
187c   1"        Road Wheel
188    2.5x1.5"  Flexible Plate
189    5.5x1.5"  Flexible Plate
190    2.5x2.5"  Flexible Plate
188?   2.5x1.5"  Blue Cardboard Plate
189?   5.5x1.5"  Blue Cardboard Plate
190?   2.5x2.5"  Blue Cardboard Plate
190a   3.5x2.5"  Flexible Plate
191    4.5x2.5"  Flexible Plate
192    5.5x2.5"  Flexible Plate
193    2.5x1.5"  Transparent Plastic Plate
193a   2.5x2.5"  Transparent Plastic Plate
193b   3.5x2.5"  Transparent Plastic Plate
193c   4.5x2.5"  Transparent Plastic Plate
193d   5.5x1.5"  Transparent Plastic Plate
193e   5.5x2.5"  Transparent Plastic Plate
194    2.5x1.5"  Plastic Plate
194a   2.5x2.5"  Plastic Plate
194b   3.5x2.5"  Plastic Plate
194c   4.5x2.5"  Plastic Plate
194d   5.5x1.5"  Plastic Plate
194e   5.5x2.5"  Plastic Plate
193    2.5x2.5"  Strip Plate
194    3.5x2.5"  Strip Plate
195    5.5x2.5"  Strip Plate
195    7.5x2.5"  Strip Plate
196    9.5x2.5"  Strip Plate
197    12.5x2.5  Strip Plate
198    4.5x2.5"  Hinged Flat Plate
199    2.5x2.5"  Curved Plate, U-section, 9/32" radius
200    2.5x2.5"  Curved Plate, 1 11/16" radius
201    2.5x2.5"  Flexible Gusset Plate
211a   .5"       Helical Gear
211b   1.5"      Helical Gear
212              Rod and Strip Connector
212a             Rod and Strip Connector, right angle
213              Rod Connector
213a             Three-way Rod Connector
213b             Three-way Rod Connector with Boss
213p             Rod Connector, plastic
214    2.5"      Semi-circular Plate
215    3"        Formed Slotted Strip
216    2.5x1.13" Cylinder
221    2.5x1.5"  Triangular Flexible Plate
222    2.5x2"    Triangular Flexible Plate
223    2.5x2.5"  Triangular Flexible Plate
224    3.5x1.5"  Triangular Flexible Plate
225    3.5x2"    Triangular Flexible Plate
226    3.5x2.5"  Triangular Flexible Plate
230    4"        Rod with Keyway
231              Key Bolt
235    2.5"      Narrow Strip
235a   3"        Narrow Strip
235b   3.5"      Narrow Strip
235c   2"        Narrow Strip
235d   4.5"      Narrow Strip
235f   5.5"      Narrow Strip
235g   1.5"      Narrow Strip
236    12.5x3.5" Flanged Plate
P85              Small Sprocket Wheel
P91              Caterpillar Link
319              Headlight
321              Steering Wheel
324              Window
331
418              Gun Barrel
419              Seat
421              Cab, upper
422              Cab, lower
424              Muzzle Brake
425              Army Wheel
426              Grille
438    1"        Plastic Shell
439    .875"     Plastic Rod
452    .5"       Rubber Tyre
501    5.5"      Insulating Strip
502    2.5"      Insulating Strip
503    1.5"      Insulating Strip
507    2.5"      Insulating Flat Girder
508    1.5"      Insulating Flat Girder
510    5.5x2.5"  Insulating Flat Plate
511    2.5x2.5"  Insulating Flat Plate
513    1"        Insulating Fishplate
514    1.375"    Insulating Bush Wheel, 8 hole
516    1.375"    Insulating Bush Wheel, 6 hole
518    1"        Bush Wheel
520              Rectangular Coil, with base
522              Cylindrical Coil
525              Core Holder for Rec. Coil
526              Core for Rec. Coil
527              Core for Cyl. Coil, slotted
528    1"        Core for Cyl. Coil
529    2"        Perforated Strip
530    2"        Flexible Brass Strip
531    1"        Wiper Arm, flexible
532    1.5"      Wiper Arm, flexible
533    2"        Wiper Arm, bent
534    2"        Slotted Strip
537              Permanent Magnet
538              Magnet Holder
539              Lamp Holder
540c             Lamp, clear
540j             Lamp, yellow
540r             Lamp, red
540v             Lamp, green
542              Terminal Nut
543              Contact Screw
544              Contact Stud
545    .5"       Pivot Bolt
548    3.5"      Pivot Rod
549    2"        Pivot Rod
550              Short Pivot
551              Flat Commutator
554              Short Circuit Piece
555    4"        Rod with Squared End
556              Reel of PVC Sleeving
557              Reel of Tinned Copper Wire
558              Coil of Connnecting Wire
559              Coil of Paper
560              Dial Card
561              Thin Brass Washer
562              Bell
563    2"        Screwed Rod
564              Insulating Spacer
1585             Tube of Oil
611              Minature Plug
618              Connecting Wire
X404   5.25"     Perforated Strip
X405   4.25"     Perforated Strip
X407   2.75"     Perforated Strip
X409   1.75"     Perforated Strip
X421   1x1"      Angle Bracket
X435   2.5"      Screwed Rod
X438   1"        Screwed Rod
X455   1.75x.5"  Double Angle Strip
X457   .75x.5"   Double Angle Strip
X475   1.25"     Disc
X477   .75"      Disc
X491             Combined Spanner/Screwdriver
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