Scale Model Moskvich 427 Avtoexport. Made in the USSR before the breakup of the Soviet Union. The scale is 1:43. The hood opens. In the original display box in EX condition with mild storage wear, toy is mint. About 5".
The Moskvich М-427 was a station wagon on the Moskvich 412 sedan base. It was produced from 1969 to 1976.
V/O Avtoexport (Внешнеторговое Объединение «Автоэкспорт») was a foreign trade association trading company responsible for the export of vehicles. In the late 1980's, the USSR was the 8th largest producer of passenger cars in the world with foreign sales of 6 trillion US dollars - 48 times more than in 1956 when it was founded. It closed in 1990.