Motoring behind the old Iron Curtain

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Motoring behind the old Iron Curtain

Post by Ozmac » Sat Oct 06, 2012 3:44 am

I'm sure this photo theme will throw out some unusual designs (and by 'Iron Curtain' I guess I mean not just USSR but everywhere Russian tanks felt free to drive around if trouble started.)

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Start Minivan, by deAgostini

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Tatra T77, IXO

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Tatra 87 (1:87 scale by Wiking)

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Tatra 603, by deAgostini

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Trabant 601, by Atlas

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Wartburg 311 towing a Trabant P50 (1:87 scale by Bubmobil)

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Zil limousine, by deAgostini

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EDIT: what the hell, might as well toss in a bonus Zil limo diorama, parked outside St Basil's Cathedral in Moscow.

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Moskvitch 400 Woody, by deAgostini
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Post by Johnny_Bravo » Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:06 am

oh man, great topic, you have no ideea how many there are and how many i have...let's get a quick glance ...
lada samara - de agostini ro
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gaz volga M22 - de agostini ro
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aro 10 - de agostini ro
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dacia 1309 - de agostini ro
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skoda 1203 - abrex
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TV 12F - de agostini ro
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dacia 1300 break - de agostini pl
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aro M461 - de agostini ro
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trabant P50 sedan and combi - de agostini
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tartra 603 - de agostini ro
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volga M24/2 - de agostini pl
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wartburg 353 pick up - de agostini pl
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more to follow ;)

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Post by dcast » Sat Oct 06, 2012 5:20 am

Skoda Favorit & Lada Samara:
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Post by JSB33 » Sat Oct 06, 2012 9:48 am

I strangely like so many of these car, none more than the Start Minivan. I love that truck!
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Post by splonker » Mon Oct 08, 2012 3:48 pm

Trabant 450 1987 by Vitesse
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Sachsenring Horsch P240 1955
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Not strictly but built as a Russian Sportscar for a UK advert, Mirov II 1989 by SMTS
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DKW F89L Kombi 1950
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GAZ 60 Half track Truck 1938
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GAZ M451 Pick up 1937
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AMO F-15 1924
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Not sure about this one but I think it is an EMW Bergspider from 1953 by SD Danhausen
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Post by Ozmac » Mon Oct 08, 2012 5:18 pm

Love that Sachsenring Horsch P240 1955, Ian. There's something about two-tone colour schemes on old cars, I'm a sucker for them!

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Post by JSB33 » Tue Oct 09, 2012 6:39 am

Same from me, its really a good looking car.
And the pickup is not a bad looker either.
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Post by DeadCanDanceR » Tue Oct 09, 2012 7:32 am

I love that Sachsenring, too! :)
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Post by johann.nunweiller » Sat Dec 23, 2017 5:31 pm

Many of them were part of my everyday life.

It was the driver and the car, without plastic, without power steering, without cruise control, without ABS, etc.

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Re: Motoring behind the old Iron Curtain

Post by Jager » Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:34 pm

Some great Russian additions there Tom. The military ambulance and snowplow both are great models I'd be happy to own.
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Re: Motoring behind the old Iron Curtain

Post by Ozmac » Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:31 pm

As well as fixing up all the broken links in the original post that started this thread, I found some more ...

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Wartburg 311

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Russian Vniite taxi

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Moskvitch 400 Police car, whose designer hasn't quite thought through the problem of wind resistance that his addition will have on its already sluggish performance

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Post by Tom » Sun Dec 24, 2017 1:46 pm

Totally forgot about my fantastic Tatra
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Post by johann.nunweiller » Sun Dec 24, 2017 2:22 pm

Gaz M21 Volga
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