KVZ was an East German concern whose moldings skirted the border between models and toys. Wildly out of scale and unrealistic details combined with poor fit and meager decals to create models that looked absolutely goofy. Their boxes were similarly artistic, with cheesy nationalist paintings of the airplanes dominating the scene before a hazy background of glowing power and justice (I don't recall the inse. What made the KVZ models valuable, though, was the distinctive choice of subjects, which consisted mostly of airliners. Thus, a less military-minded person could take joy in pieces such as the Tu-134 and the Let-410 Turbolet, to mention their magnificent Russian helicopters. My grandpa once bought me their Saab Draken in the unusual 1/100 scale. It had the smallest pilot figure I had ever seen, and was thus a clear winner in my book.