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Bricolo Construction Sets

Bricolo was a construction system which used tubes connected by clips. It was made in France in the 1930s.

Manufacturer / Distributor

Sold by: L'oiseau Bleu, 131 Grande rue, Nogent sur Marne (Seine), France

Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for BRICOLO (Ref:BCL)

System Type
Mainly Rods/Tubes
circa 1950
Boss Type
separate threaded boss
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
5.4 (see comment *1)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
5.7 (see comment *2)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
3.95 (see comment *3)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: hexagonal
Bolts: --
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Brass with a Nickel plated finish
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

4mm straight & curved Tubes push into Socket Clips which are held together by short Threaded Tubes with Nuts on either side. *1 Hole in Socket Clip. *2 Holes in Pulley Discs. *3 Pulleys run on the 4mm Tubes.

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