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A close-up Nostromo model miniature landing leg from the production of Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror film Alien. Large-scale miniatures of the USCSS Nostromo's landing leg and front section were constructed for visual effects sequences of the ship touching down on LV-426. The film later received the Academy Award® for Best Effects, Visual Effects.
This heavyweight miniature model leg was made for close-up shots is constructed of resin, fiberglass and plastic with heavy metal scaffolding tubes, fiberglass and plywood feet, a set of motor-operated lights affixed at center, and a pair of hydraulic cylinders designed to operate the feet. The leg is painted in shades of gray, green, bronzetone, and silvertone to appear metallic and weather with small bits of material applied throughout. The leg is in good overall condition and exhibits visible signs of use and age, including some discoloration and chipping to the exterior, as well as some rusting. Dimensions: 41" x 37" x 37" (104.25 cm x 94 cm x 94 cm)
Contains electronics; see electronics notice in the Buyer's Guide
Special shipping required; see notice in the Buyer's Guide
Estimate: $8,000 - 10,000
This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.