A Brief History of Meccano

Frank Hornby was the inventor of the Meccano construction system. His first patent on this was of 9th January 1901. The complete specification was entered on the 9th October, 1901, and was finally granted on November 30th of that same year.
1. Mechanics Made Easy - 1901 - 1907
2. These are MECCANO DAYS, poster 1930's red/green period.
3. Horse, pulling a South Seeking Chinese Chariot, in French blue/gold Meccano from the early 1950's.
4. Latest sets, "Meccano Motion System" launched in 1999. Helicopter, model #2 from Motion System 20.
Collection Harry Mariën, Belgium.