Accession number: 1985.059 n 8-9
Object type: meccano
Date: circa 1950
Materials: metal, aluminum
Measurements: 5.1 cm Diameter
Description: black,round,raised,attached center with screws through side holes,4 holes around center,4 diamond shaped holes between, round holes, "Meccano, made in England"
History of Use: Meccano is a model construction system created in 1898 by Frank Hornby in Liverpool, United Kingdom. The system consists of reusable metal strips, plates, angle girders, wheels, axles and gears, and plastic parts that are connected using nuts and bolts. It enables the building of working models and mechanical devices.