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New Lots and Tatty Bits!

Lots of new stuff this week. Take a look at the new additions to the Lots List. I have listed a whole lot of Flexible plates in the popular colours as well as some mixed lots of parts. There is a good runner of a Steam Engine that is not the prettiest of examples and priced accordingly. You will also find a lot of other stuff on the listings so even if the new items don't inspire you there is bound to be something of interest.

I have been stocking up the Pound Shop, and in the Tatty Bits section, you will find a lot of red Flexible Plates as well as lots of cheap bundles, all priced at £1.00 a go. 

Don't forget, Shipping is FREE WORLDWIDE if you spend over £100! In the UK any order under £100 will only be charged at a maximum of £3.00. You can pay by card or PayPal, and you do not need to have a PayPal account to shop here. Orders are dispatched within 24 hours and, more often than not, on the day of order when ordered before noon.


New Lots, New Motors and New Section!

This week has been busy here at the shop. We have had the builders in, and we have built a new section. That is on top of clearing out the old and repopulating the Lots list with a whole selection of new items including gears and brassware as well as new listings of plates.

Motor City has also had a bit of a going over, and we have added several new items to the list, including some long-plate motors and an interesting adaption of a Magic Motor.

Our new section is titled Power Supplies, and it is populated with a selection of mainly plug-top power supplies. Most of these are low power and will run modern motors with ease. There are a few more powerful supplies, and these can be used to power the older, more current-hungry 'can' motors taken from redundant electrical equipment and power tools. I will be adding other equipment as time goes on. All mains items will be tested on the day of dispatch and will carry a PAT (Portable Appliance Test) label valid for one year. 

Feel free to have a good rummage around the shop now we have given it a bit of a tidy up, the front door is always open, and you can find it HERE.

FREE SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS £100 WORLDWIDE, and if you don't want to pay via PayPal you can pay by credit or debit card! For details see HERE!


New lots added tonight!

Spring is here and I have had a good old clean out here in the shop. All the sold item listings on the Lots List have been removed and I have stocked up a lot of the out of stock items. Also tonight I have added some great now lots.

Don't forget we are still operating our FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING when you spend more than £100.00GBP! And we are holding our shipping prices even though the Royal Mail will be increasing their prices before the month is out.

Also, if you are not a fan of PayPal you can pay by debit or credit card (See HERE) for your purchase and we do not charge you (or add to our shipping charges) if you use PayPal or credit/debit cards - We do not charge you to pay us! That means if you spend more than £100 you only pay the cost of the parts as listed and NOTHING ELSE. If you are in the UK the maximum shipping you will pay is £3.00 - I can't be any fairer than that!

So, go and have a look around and don't be shy about buying as much as you like. All our parcels are delivered in plain brown packaging, so nobody else will know what you have bought :-)

Just for a change, you can have a look at the lots list the other way up by clicking HERE!


Now, we are on to the interesting stuff!

Among the new listings on the Lots List today, you will find a listing for a good selection of Meccano's Dinky Builder. I have hunted around and put all I could find together in one lot. The lot includes lots of joining rods and a couple of the rod removal tools. Complete with a couple of manuals this will make a good lot as a starter or to complement existing collection.

Lots more to see, go and have a browse through the sections. New listings include bulk packs of Spacer Washers in various colours - more colours will be added over the next few days, but if there is a colour not listed, please let me know, and I will see if I can help.


Take a look down the list and check out the XX lots. Several have reappeared as we have restocked them. They don't show up in the 'New product' e-mails as there are not new items and easily missed.


Cold Meccano...

It seems like the worst of the weather is over, at least for us Southerners. Slowly the Meccano is warming up and not so cold to the touch. Now there is no excuse not to have a rummage around the shop and pick up a few bits and pieces to complement your existing stock.

We are now adding lots of modern Meccano part to our selection as well as the old favourites from the traditional range. Our FREE WORLDWIDE shipping 'offer' has become standard now, so if you spend over £100 we will ship your goods free of charge anywhere in the world that does not attract a 'remote area surcharge, and even if you do live in such a place the shipping is still free we will only charge you the extra surcharge amount!

So, go and have a rummage and place that order - you know you want to!


You do not need a PayPal account to shop at!

It has come to our attention that some customers are not aware that you do not need to use PayPal to buy from If you would rather pay by credit or debit card you can! There is an option to pay by card at the checkout. I admit, it is not very obvious but it is there. For details and a screen-shot of the checkout screen showing where to pay by card, see HERE. You will not be charged any extra, however you choose to pay (we never have charged you for paying us!)

If you have not looked lately we have been adding lots of new items to the Lots List and stocking up some of the multiple listings (marked XX) that have been showing sold out. Don't neglect the older listings you can look at the list showing the older items first by clicking HERE, there are some bargains to be had there like hinges and shock absorbers, to name but two!

We are also offering


When you spend over £100.00


The Lots list has over 200 items again!

Yes, we have been stocking up the shelves, and the Lots List is showing well over 200 listings again. There are all sorts of things to be found there from Gears and Brassware to Strips and Plates. 

Don't forget we offer FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING on all orders over £100! We are never closed and most of the time orders are shipped next day - no waiting around for weeks!

Why not take a look at the list from the other end? The list can be viewed in either ascending or descending order so instead of looking at what's new, try looking at what you might have missed by clicking  HERE!  



Lots more Meccano 'Lots' added today!

Lots more Meccano Lots added to the list today, Including multiple lots of Flexible plates and lots more interesting and unusual items.

Now, how's that for keeping it brief?



I only have one of these...


The Meccano Geared Roller Bearing was the most expensive Meccano, 'numbered' part when it was introduced and found fame in such models as the iconic Blocksetter that graced the cover of the manuals in our smaller sets. It was not made for many years and became one of the most sought-after parts by adult modellers who could not afford one as a child. In more recent years Metallus went one further and produced their upgraded version of the bearing, larger (12½ inches in diameter) and running on Twenty four real bearings.

I am pleased to tell you that I have one of these bearings for sale, boxed and complete, and I will ship it WORLDWIDE, FREE! More details HERE.

I have also added some other Mettallus/Märklin lots, to the list and will be adding more shortly - see HERE. There is not much of this stuff and most of it is in single lots, once it has gone that will be it. 


Happy New Year!

Yes, I know I am a bit late, but this is my first news item of the year. I have added some more Lots List today and had a bit of a sort out and clear up. Lots of good stuff on the lots list to be had so don't just look at the latest items turn the list upside down and take a look from the other end (click here!) - you will be amazed how much you might have missed.

Last month the UK government banned the credit card surcharge that most retailers charge for using a credit card. So now, a lot of them have looked to make back that money in different ways. WE HAVE NEVER CHARGED OUR CUSTOMERS for using credit cards or PayPal so we will not be increasing any of our prices or shipping costs. We also offer FREE WORLDWIDE SHIPPING on orders over £100.00 GBP

No matter where you live in the world, the shipping will be free, if you spend over £100.00. If you live in the middle of nowhere and the international couriers add a surcharge (you know who you are!), we will still ship the goods free of charge, but we will ask you to pay the additional 'remote delivery' cost. From memory, we have only had one customer who lives in such a place that his delivery incurred an additional charge.

We have just discovered a few more motors and battery boxes in our vast stock of parts. These have come from sets we bought over a very long period of buying from various sources. There is a limit to how many motors we needed as we would not usually keep models assembled so we would put the motors to one side. We now have dozens and dozens of them, mostly (if not all) unused. We are selling them off at silly prices just to clear them on LOT Number 6746. They do not have any bolts with them, but at this price, they are a cracking good deal. Colour choice is ours, at this price we want to clear them. Individually colour selection complete with nuts and bolts are listed singularly HERE.

If you can't find what you want, try using the search box. You can enter a keyword and any listing that includes that word will be listed. For example, enter the word 'Gear' and all the listings of gears will appear, see HERE, or try searching the word 'Brass and you will get THIS. Have fun and keep popping back to see what's new!