What a fabulous idea for Meccano engineers to catch on to -super- efficient steam power to drive off gears, chains and pulleys! Working on methylated spirits and water, the Meccano Steam Engine has a single lever that operates the fy-wheel in forward and reverse directions, and also controls the running speed.
Clean, safe, simple to operate.
(Advertisement from June 1966).


meccano steam engine

In the 1970s and 1980s, Mamod made the steam engines for Meccano. Read more about the history of Meccano here.

Updated: 28 Dec. 2017

Meccano Steam Engine value and price guide

What's your 'Meccano Steam Engine' worth? Here are some recently sold items (USA):

Picture Title Date Sold for
Meccano Collection Of 300 Pieces In Two 06/2019 $277.75
Hornby Meccano O Scale Great Western 08/2019 $150.00
Mamod Model Toy Steam Engine England 07/2019 $130.88
Rare Building Set 08/2019 $122.50
Hornby Meccano O Scale Green 2710 07/2019 $119.47

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