DeAgostini Moskvitch 420/422 Postal Van

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This model is the Moskvitch 420/422 Van in mid-blue Postal livery produced for an DeAgostini part-works. The model was manufactured in China.

The model has no opening parts. The headlights are clear plastic in a chrome surround while the rear light is painted red as part of the rear numberplate. The grille is done in blue and chrome, the front and rear bumpers are done in chrome, as is the rear side petrol cap and filler spout. At the top of the grille in red is a tiny manufacturer's symbol. The number plates are white on black plastic with Russian characters. Both sides and rear body are fashion to look like a "Woody" Estate car in light and dark brown. The rear upper mid panel carries the Postal Services logo. Detailing of the hood, doors, windows and trunk has been etched into the main body. The roof is painted flat black. Glazing is clear plastic but doesn't appear in the main front door windows. Two separate chrome windscreen wipers are attached to the hood.

The interior of the vehicle is black with a black dashboard and left hand side steering wheel. A small rear-view mirror is suspended from the top of the front windscreen.

All wheels have a chrome plastic hub, chrome hub cap and separate black tyres.

The baseplate is black plastic. It has DeAgostini in the top centre front on one line followed by some Russian characters on the second line and "Made in China" with more Russian characters on two lines to the lower centre front and "1/43" at the centre rear. The base carries detailing to represent the gearbox, drive shaft, differential, exhaust system, petrol tank, and front mud flaps. It is secured by tone small self tapping screw.

 

Item: 2258