Re: Speaking of models, here's another kitbash
What a beautiful ship!
A very believable possibility for a TOS ancestor to the Miranda.
The only thing I'd do (slightly) differently would be to put little dishettes on the front tips of those upper mini-pods, to give it even more TOS authenticity.
"The way that you wander is the way that you choose. / The day that you tarry is the day that you lose. / Sunshine or thunder, a man will always wonder / Where the fair wind blows ..."
-- Lyrics, Jeremiah Johnson's theme.