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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 for MECCANO X

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.

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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