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Meccano X Series Construction Sets

Meccano X Series was made by Meccano Ltd from 1932 to around the Second World War.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database

Maker
Meccano
System Type
as TRIX (inc MCX)
Country
United Kingdom
Dates
1932 to 1938
Material
Steel
Thread
5/32W
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
----
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
--
No. of Parts in System
16
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
6.35
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
4.1
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
---
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
--- (Screwed Rods or Bolts are used as axles.)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: square
Bolts: cheese (slotted)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Steel
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Strips ¾" wide with ¼" pitch holes, not staggered like TRIX. Similar sets in France as L'INGÉNIEUR FRANÇAIS; in United Kingdom as BRITISH MODEL BUILDER; elsewhere as MONTEX.

Below there are manuals/leafets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.

X Series Set No.1


A Meccano X Series set 1 instruction leaflet, print ref 7 532 80(1P)
A Meccano X Series set 1 instruction leaflet with print ref 13/1036/7.5 is known to exist.

A Meccano X Series set 1 instruction leaflet in French for the Belgium and Swiss market, print ref 7/632/7

A Meccano (France) X Series set 1 instruction leaflet, print ref 7/632/85

X Series Set No.2


A Meccano X Series set 2 instruction leaflet, print ref 7/532/65(1P)

A Meccano X Series set 2 instruction leaflet, print ref 7/1132/15(2P)

A photocopy of a Meccano X Series set 2 instruction leaflet in English and French, print ref 13/1038/6

A Meccano X Series set 2 instruction leaflet in English and French, print ref 16/540/32.5

A Meccano X Series set 2 instruction leaflet in Spanish Dutch and German, print ref 13/933/5

A Meccano X Series set 2 instruction leaflet in German fo the Swizz market, print ref 13/635/1

A black & white scan of the Meccano X Series set 2 instruction leaflet for the Canadian market, print ref 7/632/4(1P)

A Meccano (France) X Series set 2 instruction leaflet, print ref 7/632/100

X Series Photos


A photo of Meccano (France) X Series sets 1 and 1A boxes