Re: Matt Jefferies and NCC-1017
Well, here's the funny thing: they went to the trouble to make a decal for U.S.S. CONSTELLATION, so if they did that, why not make new NCC decals, too?
If I had to hazard a guess, I'd say that nobody cared that much about it at the time, not even Jeffries.
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