MODEL RAILWAY SCALES:

                             S.  THE LOGICAL SCALE:
 Scale Name. Usage.   Gauge.  Proportion. Ratio.       Comments.
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  00.        Germany. 7/8in.   -           -    Maerklin 1921-24.
  ZO         Europe.  24mm.    -          1:60. Lastra 1938,Malmo-B.BeCo-Bahn,50

  H1.        USA.     7/8in.  3/16":1ft.  1:64. forerunner of S scale.

  S 5'6".    NZ.              3/16":1ft.  1:64. Canterbury broad gauge.

  S.         USA.     7/8in   3/16in:1ft. 1:64. The logical non-metric scale.
* S.         US.NMRA. 0.875in.0.188":1ft. 1:64. } NMRA S-1 standard.
                      (22.2mm)(4.76mm)          }   quoted metric equivalent.
* Sn3 1/2.   NZ.      16.5mm. 3/16in:1ft. 1:64. represents 3'6in gauge.

  Sn3.       USA.     9/16".  3/16":1ft.  1:64. narrow gauge. 3ft.
  Sn3.       US.NMRA. 0.563"  0.188":1ft. 1:64. } NMRA S-1 standard. Ng.3ft.
                      (14.3mm)(4.76mm)          }   quoted metric equivalent.
  Sn2 1/2.   USA.     15/32". 3/16":1ft.  1:64. narrow gauge. 2'6".

  Sn2.       USA.     3/8".   3/16":1ft.  1:64. narrow gauge. 2ft.


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