...Regarding the one segue not yet made in full, how come we're so convinced the Constellation
I mean, it's not as if we're seeing Microgramma Bold Extended with the fancy double borders or anything. It's just straight lines. Decals would appear to be overdoing it when a marker pen would be so much quicker and easier.
If decals weren't involved in making the pennants, then the logic of reusing the digits from NCC-1701 doesn't hold, and the number probably is an utterly random one...