MODEL RAILWAY SCALES:

                           THE GARDEN RAILWAYS:

 Scale Name. Usage.   Gauge.  Proportion. Ratio.       Comments.

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  No.2 gauge. -       52mm or 2in.         -      Maerklin standard 1891.

* II.        Europe.  54mm.    -          1:22.5? Magris.

* IIm. or G. Europe.  45mm.    -          1:22.5  LGB Metre gauge models.

                                                   (Lehmann Gross Bahn.)

                                                   (or Lehmann Garten Bahn.)

*  G         USA.     45mm.   1/2in:1ft.  1:24.   Narrow gauge. 3ft.

   -          -        -      1/2in:1ft.  1:24.   Model cars, military
etc.

   -          -        -       -          1:25.   Model cars etc.

* (G)        USA.     45mm.    ?         c1:28.   Mix of G/I scale track,-

                                                     in-between scales.

                          No. 1... THE KING of SCALES:

  1 Gauge.    -       1 3/4in. -           -      Maerklin standard 1891.

  1 Gauge.   Britain. 45mm.   10mm:1ft.   1:30.48 Little used scale today.



* I.         Europe.  45mm.  (3/8in:1ft.) 1:32.   Marklin.

   -          -        -      3/8in:1ft.  1:32.   Military models, cars,
etc.

  3/8".      US.NMRA. 1.766in.0.375":1ft. 1:32.   } NMRA S-1
standard.

                      (44.9mm)(9.52mm)            }   quoted metric equivalent.

* 9mm.       NZ.      32mm.   9mm:1ft.    1:33.867 NZR models. 3'6in gauge.

  1:40.   Netherlands 36mm?    -          1:40.   standard gauge models.



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