Meccano comprises metal strips of various shapes, sizes and colours, all perforated with equidistant holes, together with copious supplies of nuts and bolts. The constructions that can then be built are only limited by the builder's imagination.
1n 1909 the company added to its range by launching the 'Hornby System of Mechanical Demonstration' which included pulleys. This was the first use of the Hornby name, which later was to become synonymous with their DublO model railway system.
In 1920 the company started to produce O-gauge model railways, and this production line continued into the 1960's.