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Inventrix Construction Sets
Inventrix was a simple Meccano-like system with some parts similar to Stabil. It was made in Germany from around 1946 to 1958.
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for INVENTRIX
1946 to 1958 (see comment *1)
Bolts: mush (slotted)
(see comment *2)
Steel with a Steel finish
Based on dull grey parts in German sets & painted parts in #3 set from Inventrix Ltd, Liverpool (as MCS). Some parts like STABIL. *1 for firm. *2*3 Long Bolts slotted cheesehead 7.2. (GE: hex nut & round slotted bolt 7.9 6.9 (long Bolts 7.3)).
The MCS document for this system is shown below. It can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here
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The report can be zoomed into, made full screen or downloaded as a pdf document by using the controls provided
Below there are manuals/leaflets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
An Inventrix manual - M-01 (20.3 x 14.8 mm)
This was an interesting set that included an electrically heated boiler and pistons to build various live steam engines and locomotives.
Photos of the Inventrix system. it includes photos of a live steam locomotive with an electrically heated boiler. This was built from a special set that allowed one to build various live steam models.
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