~ c 1934 Lineol Of Germany Model Nr 5/520 Battalion HQ Bunker ~
This is c1934 Lineol produced (model Nr 5/520) Battalion Unterstand (Battalion HQ Bunker). The set consists of a large bunker with HQ Bunker, a forward trench, telegraph wires/poles & Observation Post. The bunker is constructed from wood & cardboard covered with sculpted composite material & painted in a Green/Brown Scheme. It was modelled on examples from the Siegfried & Maginot lines of the 1930’s. The Bunker houses a map table with printed map & gas gong.
Also included are 6 French soldiers: A French infantry Officer with binoculars, a standing officer, two machine gunners & two infantrymen in various combat poses. Figure bases are marked either “ELASTOLIN Germany” or “LINEOL Germany”.
For further information refer to Fontana, The War Toys 2, page 141, London 1991).
~ Condition ~
All the soldiers (and the bunker) are in excellent condition.
~ Dimensions ~
The bunker has a width of 16 inches (40.5cm), a depth of 13 inches (33cm) and a height of 6 inches (15.25cm). Each soldier has a different height, with the tallest measuring 3.3 inches (8.25cm) and the smallest measuring 2.7 inches (7cm).