2018 was the 80th Anniversary of the introduction of Hornby Dublo by Meccano. The HRCA produced a special commemorative edition of the The Hornby Railway Collector. However if you are not a member you can access the original article in The Meccano Magazine here – scroll down to page 554 and then to 572 for more information. Beware – once on this site you may never leave as there is so much of historical interest in these old magazines.
One of my favourite HD experts, Ron Dodds, has also celebrated the anniversary with a series of videos on his Mercia layout and they can all be seen here: