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Märklin Minex Construction Sets
Märklin Minex construction set parts were basically half size Märklin Metall parts. They were made in Germany from 1939 until around 1945
Manufacturer / Distributor
Märklin Bros, Goppingen, Germany
Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for MÄRKLIN MINEX (Ref:MAX)
MÄRKLIN type and Hole pitch <12.7mm
1939 to circa 1945
Aluminium (Alloy) / Steel
6BA (see comment *1)
6BA (see comment *2)
39 (see comment *3)
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Steel with a Brass finish
Alloy Strips, Angle Girders, Flexible Plates; steel Flanged Plates, Brackets. MÄRKLIN on Large Tyres. *1*2 or German equivalent perhaps. *3 Mod .65.
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Pages from the 'Other Systems Newsletter' which contain information on this system are shown below. They can also be downloaded to your computer if desired here
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Below there are manuals/instructions which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.
The Minex-Märklin instruction manual Nr.070 for Minex set 01. - Dated June 1939
(Better scan 27/11/2019)
The Minex-Märklin instruction manual Nr.071a for Minex set 03. Version 1 with 112 pages plus covers - Dated June 1939.
The Minex-Märklin instruction manual Nr.071a for Minex set 03. Version 2 with only 94 pages plus covers - Also dated June 1939.