Robert Comsol wrote:
It's hard to tell from that photo because it's not of the best quality.
I don't know if this helps but here's a pretty clear studio model shot
of the 11-footer for "The Cage".
Hmm...the neck appears to have a slightly different color and the bow reflection tells me it's rather glossy.
Yes, the neck is blue in that clip image, albeit the restoration could use some tweaking.
Also, check out the neck in the shots here: http://startrekhistory.com/models.html