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Prices of Outfits and Motors 1958-63

 The following table shows the prices of Meccano outfits and motors
during the light red and green period.

 

UK  Prices

Outfit, etc

1958

1959

1960

Feb
1961

Aug
1961

Feb
1962

June
1962
*

1963

Main Outfits:
00 6/11 6/9 6/9 7/3 7/4      
0 11/6 11/- 11/- 11/9 11/9 13/6 13/3 13/3
1 17/6 16/11 16/11 17/11 18/3 19/11 19/9 19/9
2 £1/4/9 £1/4/- £1/4/- £1/6/- £1/6/3 £1/8/11 £1/8/6 £1/8/6
3 £1/14/6 £1/13/6 £1/13/6 £1/15/6 £1/15/11 £1/18/11 £1/18/6 £1/18/6
4 £2/9/6 £2/8/- £2/8/- £2/12/- £2/12/9 £2/19/11 £2/19/6 £2/19/6
5 £3/9/6 £3/7/9 £3/7/9 £3/11/6 £3/12/6 £4/2/6 £3/19/11 £3/19/11
6 £4/4/- £4/2/- £4/2/- £4/8/- £4/9/4 £5/2/6 £4/19/11 £4/19/11
7 £6/7/6 £6/4/- £6/4/- £6/12/6 £6/14/4 £6/17/6 £6/15/6 £6/15/6
8 £10/5/- £9/19/6 £9/19/6 £10/11/- £10/13/11 £11/15/- £11/12/- £11/12/-
9 £16/15/- £16/6/- £16/6/- £17/10/- £17/14/10 £19 £18/15/- £18/15/-
10P (chest) £45 £43/15/-            
10D (cabinet)   £43/15/- £43/15/- £46/15/- £47/7/8 £50 £49/6/- £49/6/-
Accessory Outfits:
00a 4/9 4/8 4/8 4/11 5/-      
0a 7/6 7/3 7/3 7/6 7/8 8/11 8/9 8/9
1a 8/6 8/3 8/3 8/6 8/7 10/6 10/3 10/3
2a 14/11 14/6 14/6 15/- 15/4 15/11 15/9 15/9
3a 17/11 17/6 17/6 18/6 18/7 £1/5/11 £1/5/3 £1/5/3
4a £1/3/11 £1/3/3 £1/3/3 £1/5/- £1/5/4 £1/11/11 £1/11/6 £1/11/6
5a 19/- 18/6 18/6 19/9 £1 £1/4/11 £1/4/6 £1/4/6
6a £1/18/6 £1/17/6 £1/17/6 £1/19/- £1/19/6 £1/19/6 £1/18/11 £1/18/11
7a £4/7/6 £4/5/- £4/5/- £4/10/- £4/11/1 £5/2/6 £5/1/- £5/1/-
8a £4/2/6 £4 £4 £4/4/- £4/5/2 £5/9/6 £5/8/3 £5/8/3
9a £22/10/- £21/17/6 £21/17/6 £22/10/- £22/16/2 £26/10/- £26/2/6 £26/2/6
Special Outfits:
Gears B 15/6 15/3 15/3 16/6 16/10 18/6 18/3 18/3
Mechanisms   £1/9/6 £1/9/6 £1/10/6 £1/10/11 £1/13/6 £1/12/11 £1/12/11
Elekrikit               £3/17/11
Motors:
Magic 6/10 6/8 6/8 6/11 7/1 8/3 8/3 8/3
No.1 18/6 18/- 18/- £1/-/6 £1/-/8 £1/2/6 £1/2/- £1/2/-
E020 £1/7/6 £1/6/9            
E20R £1/19/6 £1/18/6            
E15R   £1/18/6 £1/18/6 £2/2/6 £2/3/- £2/5/11 £2/5/6 £2/5/6
Emebo             19/6 19/6

*1962 Prices reduced due to removal of purchase tax in April.
Information courtesy Clive Weston.

Prices shown are UK prices, in Pounds/Shillings/Pence. For those who can't remember the good old days, there were 12 pence in a shilling, and 20 shillings in a pound. (Now where did I put that calculator?)

Print References

Canadian Prices

Outfit, etc

1958

1959 1960 1961

1962

1963

Main Outfits: (11/858/50) (11/859/50) (11/460/50) (11/661/50) (10/362/5) (7/563/45)
00 $1.35 $1.35 $1.35 $1.60 $1.75   
0 $1.95 $1.95 $1.95 $2.25 $2.50 $2.75
1 $3.25 $3.25 $3.25 $3.75 $3.95 $3.95
2 $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.95 $5.50 $5.95
3 $6.25 $6.25 $6.25 $6.95 $7.50 $7.95
4 $8.75 $8.75 $8.75 $9.95 $10.95 $11.95
5 $12.95 $12.95 $12.95 $13.95 $14.95 $16.95
6 $15.50 $15.50 $15.50 $17.95 $18.50 $20.95
7 $23.50 $23.50 $23.50 $26.95 $27.95 $28.50
8 $37.50 $37.50 $37.50 $41.95 $43.95 $49.50
9 $62.50 $62.50 $62.50 $69.50 $73.95 $79.50
10P (chest) $165 $165            
10D (cabinet) $165 $165 $165 $195 $205 $219
Accessory Outfits:
00a $0.85 $0.85 $0.85 $0.95 $0.98  
0a $1.35 $1.35 $1.35 $1.50 $1.50 $1.75
1a $1.50 $1.50 $1.50 $1.75 $1.75 $1.95
2a $2.75 $2.75 $2.75 $2.95 $3.15 $2.95
3a $3.35 $3.35 $3.35 $3.95 $3.95 $4.95
4a $4.50 $4.50 $4.50 $4.95 $5.25 $5.95
5a $3.50 $3.50 $3.50 $3.95 $4.25 $4.95
6a $6.50 $6.50 $6.50 $7.50 $7.75 $7.95
7a $16.50 $16.50 $16.50 $17.95 $18.95 $20.95
8a $14.95 $14.95 $14.95 $16.95 $17.75 $21.95
9a $83.50 $83.50 $83.50 $89.50 $97.50 $110
Special Outfits:
Gears B $2.95 $2.95 $2.95 $3.25 $3.75 $3.95
Mechanisms    $5.50 $5.50 $5.95 $6.95 $6.95
Elektrikit               $16.95
Motors:
Magic $1.25 $1.25 $1.25 $1.50 $1.75 $1.75
No.1 $3.50 $3.50 $3.50 $3.95 $4.75 $4.95
E020 $5.50 $5.50            
E20R $7.95              
E15R    $7.95 $7.95 $8.95 $10.75 $10.50
Emebo               $4.50

Canadian information courtesy Greg Rahn.

                     

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