USS Enterprise model (NCC-1701)
This model is a replica model of the USS Enterprise from the original Star Trek TV series. It was designed by the famous model maker Greg Jein, order by Paramount to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the original series. Another model was built and used in the episode of the fifth season of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, entitled "Trials and Tribble-ations". This model is signed by Nichelle Nichols (Uhura) and George Takei (Sulu).
Greg Jein is associated with almost every incarnation of the USS Enterprise up until Star Trek Deep Space Nine, as well as a plethora of alien ships in that same universe. While working as a Model Shop Supervisor on Air Force One, greg Jein had a side opportunity to fulfill a lifelongwish, and buid shooting models of the origial Enterprise, the Klingon D-7, and the space station K-7 for the Deep Space Nine episode Trials and Tribblations.
The models was lit and photographed on the BOSS Film shooting satge by Greg Jein over a weekend while the facility was off-line, the negative were scanned, and retouched into a simple Photoshop composite in few hours by Jonathan Banta. Using fan-created Deep Space Nine fonts, the car was put together in Quark Express, and send out for short run offset printing.
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