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Rex(1) Construction Sets

Rex(1) is a simple Meccano-like construction system. It was made in Sweden - probably before World War One.


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for REX [1]

Maker
 
System Type
Very like Meccano
Country
Sweden
Dates
1919 to 1922
Material
Steel
Thread
4BA (see comment *1)
Boss Type
 
Boss Thread
5/32W
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
 
No. of Parts in System
50
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
12.7
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
 
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
 
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
 
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts:
Bolts:
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
 
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)
 

Comments
Probably produced with Märklin, based on MECCANO. Has Tower Bridge on box lid which looks like MECCANO. In 1922 sets with MÄRKLIN like parts, called MÄRKLIN-REX, replaced REX. *1 needs verifying.

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/leaflets and photos which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.


A Rex(1) manual for sets 0-2
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Some history about Rex(1)
(Scans from Urs Flammer)

Various photos of the Rex(1) construction system
(Photos from Urs Flammer)