Top Gun

Lot # 855 - Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction - F-14 Fighter Jet Model Miniature Replica

Stock #112408

An F-14 fighter jet model miniature replica from Tony Scott's action drama Top Gun. Pete "Maverick" Mitchell (Tom Cruise) flew a Grunman F-14 Tomcat numbered "114" at the Naval Air Station Miramar. This replica was constructed from an original mold of the jet designedfor the film's special photographic effects work, supervised by Gary Gutierrez, for effects inserts of the plane in action.

This model miniature is made of fiberglass painted light and dark grey with red, blue, and white VF-1 eagle stickers affixed to the tailfin, Maverick's plane number "114" stenciled on the body, a urethane cockpit canopy window, and "Lt. Pete Mitchell "Maverick"" and "Lt. Arthur Dent "Hazumi"" stenciled on the left underside. Inside the cockpit are two hand-painted miniature models of Maverick and Hazumi, both with labeled helmets, stationed in urethane seats with attachment mounts on the bottom. The model exhibits signs of age and wear, including fading paint and discoloration to the cockpit canopy, as well as minor chips throughout the fiberglass. Dimensions: 188 cm x 164 cm x 48.5 cm (74" x 64 1/2" x 19")

£8,000 - 10,000 US

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