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A replica, studio-scale Thunderbird 1 model and diorama from Gerry Anderson's sci-fi television series Thunderbirds. Thunderbird 1 was piloted by Scott Tracy throughout the series.
The set was created by renowned model maker Martin Bower, whose credits include Space: 1999 and Alien. Its miniature base and model replicas are wood and plastic, painted to resemble the original set and shuttle. It features a plaque reading, "Thunderbird 1 ready for take off - Exact replica of original TV model. This model is used to produce photos for 'Thunderbirds: The Comic' as shown". The lot shows signs of wear from age, such as cracks and stains around the base, with light damage to small set pieces, and small scratches to the paintwork. Dimensions: 48 cm x 62 cm x 95 cm (19" x 24½" x 37½")
Estimate: £1,000 - 1,500 M
This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.