3D Master wrote:
Which of course doesn't matter, because when Spock met Kirk, he was a cadet, and would have the rank insignias to prove it.
Did he? At the time, Kirk just had the black undershirt on, not the gold tunic which indicates rank. Of course, the undershirt is a change to the original uniforms.
Ronald Held wrote:
An image in my catalogue has a Kelvin uniform with the Enterprise chevon on it as well as on cadet uniforms.Another piece of evidence that the JJverse did not come from the Prime one.
Back to this again? The original Star Trek
used the Enterprise insignias for non-Enterprise officers on multiple occasions. "Court Martial" comes to mind as a pertinent example.