37 Moscow city for sale, price: $3M

Moscow city for sale, price: $3M

Posted on August 27, 2006 by team


This is Moscow city scale model

This is a Moscow city scale model. It is back from USSR times, when Soviet leaders had a little craze on making such epic compositions. It was ordered from an artist Efim Deshalyt in 1976. The size of the model exceeds 400 sqft.


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This is Moscow city scale model

The exhibition was opened in 1977 and lots of people visited it since then.

This is Moscow city scale model

This is the biggest model of Moscow, depicted to a dot. It's interesting that some of the buildings are not present in modern Moscow. Some hotels of Moscow like "Inturist" or "Moskva" were recently demolished.

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37 Responses to “Moscow city for sale, price: $3M”

  1. [...] An intricate Soviet Russia Moscow model is up for sale at $3M! [...]

  2. Luba says:

    Amazing! What a hugh work! Congratulations

  3. That’s amazing, the ultimate gift for railroad modelers! ;-)

  4. [...] This thing is amazing! "This is a Moscow city scale model. It is back from USSR times, when Soviet leaders had a little craze on making such epic compositions. It was ordered from an artist Efim Deshalyt in 1976. The size of the model exceeds 400 sqft." English Russia � Moscow city for sale, price: $3M __________________ Interested in Economics? If so, check out my blog. [...]

  5. [...] Si quieres por 3 millones de dólares te lo llevas a casa y puedes jugar a ser tu el gigante. Comments » [...]

  6. meneame.net says:

    Moscu en 400 pies cuadrados……

    Esta es la ciudad de Moscu en un modelo a escala. Es de los tiempos de la (ya desaparecida) Union Sovietica. Es de 1976 y consume bastante electricidad ya que se prende y apaga las luces interas y externa de esta mini-ciudad acorde con el tiempo….

  7. MySpace says:

    This is simply amazing. $3M, possibly a museum to buy?

  8. Compra a Moscú en miniatura por US$3 Millones…

    Esto es algo sorprendente. Alguien construyó, y ahora vende, un modelo exacto a escala de la ciudad de Moscú, y ahora lo ofrece a la venta por la suma de $3 Millones de dólares. El modelo no es solo estático, sino que dinámico, teniendo cada edifi…

  9. [...] This is a Moscow city scale model. It is back from USSR times, when Soviet leaders had a little craze on making such epic compositions. It was ordered from an artist Efim Deshalyt in 1976. The size of the model exceeds 400 sqft…The model really takes a lot of electricity – it turns on and off outdoor and indoor lighting according to the time…read more | digg story » Filed under Uncategorized by melisa at 10:42. back to top [...]

  10. [...] Those Soviets are up to it again! It seems that back in 1976 an order was made for a scale design of the entire city of Moscow. Looking at the pictures it seems to be pretty detailed, I’m interested to know how long it took to build, it seems it would have taken quite a while, even with a group of people working on it. [...]

  11. [...] Visto en Microsiervos, que nos proponen comprar Rusia, puesto que esta maquetita la venden por 3 millones de dólares. Lo puedes completo en English Russia. Escrito en Cosas bonitas por Enamorado en Sábado 30 Septiembre 2006 a las 5:15 pm [...]

  12. [...] Tinselman blog has an awesome collection of links of scale models of the cities of the world. This one above is the scale model of Moscow, which was made by artist Efim Deshalyt in 1976 as commissioned by then Soviet leaders, who loved this sort of gradiose things. [...]

  13. [...] Tinselman blog has an awesome collection of links of scale models of the cities of the world. This one above is the scale model of Moscow, which was made by artist Efim Deshalyt in 1976 as commissioned by then Soviet leaders, who loved this sort of gradiose things. [...]

  14. [...] English Russia » Moscow city for sale, price: $3M This is a Moscow city scale model. It is back from USSR times, when Soviet leaders had a little craze on making such epic compositions. It was ordered from an artist Efim Deshalyt in 1976. The size of the model exceeds 400 sqft. (tags: modelmaking russia architecture) [...]

  15. [...] This is a Moscow city scale model. It is back from USSR times, when Soviet leaders had a little craze on making such epic compositions. It was ordered from an artist Efim Deshalyt in 1976. The size of the model exceeds 400 sqft…The model really takes a lot of electricity – it turns on and off outdoor and indoor lighting according to the time…read more | digg story [...]

  16. zelda says:

    I haven’t seen Moscow before but the model is made very well so that every people who see this will want to visit Moscow.Well done,congratulations…

  17. [...] Liten Moskva-modell, till salu för stor penningsumma – 22 miljoner närmare bestämt. [...]

  18. [...] En fin , este Este Bellísimo Diorama de  Moscú en 1976 (año en que fue construido) puede ser suyo por 3M. Ocupa 1,200 mts. cuadrados y es necesario tener un buen suministro electrico(Para la Iluminación, ya saben….) [...]

  19. [...] La ciudad sale ahora a la venta mediante subasta por la nada despreciable suma de 3 millones de dólares. Si no te llega el presupuesto, cosa lógica a menos que seas un magnate ruso del petróleo, te puede conformar de momento con mirar las fotografías. [...]

  20. [...] El caso es que le veo algo raro a esta foto. No sé. Me da la impresión de que es algo irreal. Pero tiene demasiado detalle para no ser verdad… Aunque, espera… Anda, creo que… no puede ser… ¡Oh, qué pasada! Esto no me lo esperaba. [...]

  21. hadi says:

    dear all
    i thanks too much about all you do and i hope to stay the pest

    your’s hadi

  22. DaniThaMan says:

    almost started to cry when heard somebody want to demolish this ultimata masterpiece. So Sad :(

  23. [...] Currently the model remains safe, as the museum is trying to sell the monstrosity that miniature Moscow is, for a mere $3 million. Link: EnglishRussia.com [...]

  24. pomponette says:

    where is this museum???

  25. hokker says:

    government should buy it. otherwise it will be ruined buy someone..

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  28. [...] ‘New York is now small? Bah! There is no smaller city than glorious tiny Moscow!’ This is a Moscow city scale model. It is back from USSR times, when Soviet leaders had a little craze on making such epic compositions. It was ordered from an artist Efim Deshalyt in 1976. The size of the model exceeds 400 sqft. [...] After the Soviet era ended, exhibition started loosing the interest among visitors, it attracted only foreigners, travellers to Russia from USA, Europe and other countries. It has been said that some museum workers even wanted to destroy it because it “takes too much space and electric power”. taken from this site [...]

  29. bob levy says:

    as an ex-architecture student im interested in what material that model’s made out of. anyone come across that information?

  30. Josie says:

    That is simply amazing! Awesome work!

  31. [...] MicrosiervosEnlace original: EnglishRussia Compartir Publicado en curiosidades window.fbAsyncInit = function() { FB.init({ [...]

  32. Jeff Pigden says:

    I have other questions: what scale? materials? building interiors?

  33. bobz says:

    Amazing Photo in Moscow…

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