Young Pioneers on a Hike (Юные Пионеры в Поход). Young Pioneers dressed in scout uniforms rise over the hilltop. The leader, wearing his "рюкзак"(backpack), studies a map and indicates the direction to go in with his right hand. The others carry binoculars, a walking stick and a school briefcase. Floral border decorations run along the perimeter of three sides of the box. No stamp on the box. Probably made by "Workers '- Peasants' Red Army" factory or a bit later by Zagorsk Toy Factory. 7"x 7"x 2". Circa mid-1950s. Uncommon. 1 only.
Some wear to the extremities, minor paint loss. Inside of box has crayon residue. Overall good to very good.
A Short History of Zagorsk and Sergiev-Posad Folk Art