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Lineol Construction Sets

This Lineol construction set was a simple set to make a bridge. It was made in Germany by Pionier-Brüke in the late 1930s. This Lineol bridge set was an accessory designed to go along with the toy soldiers and army vehicles which was what was mainly sold under the Lineol brand.

The set consists of 35 wooden sleepers, 4 wooden bridge piles, 26 lattice girders, 9 cross beams and 18 keys

Manufacturer / Distributor


Info from the Metal Constructional Systems Database for LINEOL PIONIER-BRÜCKE

System Type
Non-Meccano type
1935 to 1940
Steel / Wood
Boss Type
no boss
Boss Thread
Diametrical Pitch of Gears
No. of Parts in System
Hole Pitch (Spacing) (mm)
Diameter of holes in Strips(mm)
6.5 (approximately)
Diameter of the Bore in Bosses(mm)
Diameter of Axle Rods(mm)
Types of Nuts and Bolts
Nuts: --
Bolts: --
(see comment *1)
Material/Finish of Nuts and Bolts
Size of the Nuts across Flats (mm)
Bolt diameter (mm)

Strips with long slots for side frames joined by Cross Beams. Wood Planks form roadway. *1 Parts held by Wedges.

Below there are various manuals/leafets which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate image.

These Lineol Bridge set photos are from Jean-Pierre. Unfortunately the set box is without its lid, although fortunately the box label had been saved and found in the bottom of the box. Also note the label on the side of the box is in English, so obviously from an export set.
Added 05/11/2020

These are pictures of another set with identical contents. This box has lid but the label on it is different. The side label is in German.
Added 05/11/2020