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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


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
Märklin
System Type
MÄRKLIN type and Hole pitch <12.7mm()
Country
Germany
Dates
1939 to circa 1945
Material
Aluminium (Alloy) / Steel
Thread
6BA (see comment *1)
Boss Type
single-tapped
Boss Thread
6BA (see comment *2)
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
39 (see comment *3)
No. of Parts in System
110
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
6.35
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
2.9
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
2.9
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
2.8 (probably)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel with a Brass finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
5.0
Bolt diameter (mm)
4.0

Comments
Alloy Strips, Angle Girders, Flexible Plates; steel Flanged Plates, Brackets. MÄRKLIN on Large Tyres. *1*2 or German equivalent perhaps. *3 Mod .65.

The MCS document for this system is shown below. It 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
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

A Märklin note that came out of a Minex set
(Scans from Jean-Pierre)

The Minex-Märklin instruction manual Nr.071a for Minex set 03. - Dated June 1939
(Scans from Pepe)