Re: Has "NCC" Ever Been Explained On Screen?
. . . Given those considerations, 1710 may have been deemed too similar-looking to 1701 to be easily distinguishable, whereas 1017 is much easier to recognize as a different number. Although, granted, the Constellation was pretty recognizable due to being so badly damaged.
Also due to its being a wobbly, inaccurate, crudely detailed 18-inch AMT model kit.
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