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Star Trek: Discovery The Official Starships Collection is a monthly British partwork magazine and product line that premiered on 31 January 2018 and is published by Eaglemoss Collections under its Hero Collector imprint.

A sister publication of the Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection, Build The USS Enterprise NCC-1701-D, and Star Trek Online Starships Collection partworks, it is authorized and licensed by CBS Consumer Products, debuted simultaneously in the US and the UK, and is marketed to a number of countries worldwide.

Products are available through subscription (where applicable[1]), through the company's international webshops, and from many other retailers, including Diamond Comic Distributors, Anovos, and ThinkGeek/GameStop. [10] [11]

Each standard issue includes a (roughly) six to ten inch-long (150 to 240 mm-long) hand-painted [2] scaled replica of a starship from the Star Trek: Discovery series. Cast in ABS and die-cast metal, a number of starship designs have been reproduced here (as miniatures) for the first time by any manufacturer. Available separately, larger Special Edition starship models, metallic resin dedication plaques, dedicated magazine binders, and a figurine have been produced. Gift premiums have also been released to subscribers.

Ben Robinson, the project's senior manager, and his team, under the supervision of John Ainsworth, utilize the original CGI studio models provided by Pixomondo for reference, once they have been approved by CBS Studios and Secret Hideout, the show's primary production companies, and the VFX team. [12] [13] [14] [15]

Robinson and Ainsworth have their longtime Official Starships Collection associate Fabio Passaro convert these models into LightWave 3D, Eaglemoss' software package of choice, as the production-used models are created in Autodesk Maya and must be re-texturized, rescaled, and modified for 3D printing. Passaro then converts these 3D models into CAD files. [16] [17] [3]

At the Holinail Group, Eaglemoss' manufacturing partner in China, [18] these files are converted into the CAD format used by the factory and tooling masters are created. Two-dimensional renders of the ships are frequently used for the publication's illustrations by its editors in the UK, and each sixteen-page A5 format magazine (measuring 168 × 217 mm, [4] half the size of those of the preceding Official Starships Collection) fits within the printed cardboard boxes that the models are presented in.

The magazines are co-authored and co-edited by Ben Robinson, Marcus Riley, and Matt McAllister. Production stills, concept art, and newly-created orthographic views are utilized extensively, and new interviews with DIS starship designers including William Budge, Goran Delic, Ryan Dening, JD Dickenson, John Eaves, Sam Michlap, Thomas Pringle, and Scott Schneider were conducted.

Some of the magazine content was published by Eaglemoss under the Hero Collector imprint, and was distributed by Penguin Random House in two hardcover mass-market reference books from the Star Trek: Shipyards series, within the Starfleet Ships 2151-2293 and The Klingon Fleet volumes. [19]

Also incorporating some of this material, the Star Trek: Discovery Designing Starships volume of the Designing Starships book series features every starship from Discovery's first season and was published in September 2019. [20]

Transition to the Star Trek Universe: The Official Starships Collection

In July 2020, the company announced that this product line (and subscriptions) would be suspended after the release of (numbered) issue 33, due to production delays with the third season of the show and the resulting lack of new CG assets.

In October 2020, Eaglemoss further reported that it had plans to release more starship models from DIS in a future starships line, combined with ships from Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.

It was subsequently named the Star Trek Universe: The Official Starships Collection and debuted in March 2021. [21]

The company has revealed a number of forthcoming 32nd century Federation starship models from the third season of DIS for the new partwork, which supersedes this line. [22]

Larger XL Edition models featuring starships from DIS will continue to be released within the Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection.

Issues

No. Cover Title/Contents Model Lng* Scale
1 Star Trek Discovery Starships Collection issue 01.jpg USS Shenzhou NCC-1227

31/01/2018

  • Contents, p. 2
  • USS Shenzhou NCC-1227 Specification, p. 3
  • USS Shenzhou NCC-1227, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The USS Shenzhou, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss USS Shenzhou.jpg 200 mm 1:2115
2 Star Trek Discovery Starships Collection issue 2.jpg USS Discovery NCC-1031 [5]

03/03/2018

  • Contents, p. 2
  • USS Discovery NCC-1031 Specification, p. 3
  • USS Discovery NCC-1031, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The USS Discovery, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss USS Discovery.jpg 249 mm 1:3014
3 Star Trek Discovery Starships Collection issue 3.jpg USS Kerala NCC-1255

12/06/2018

  • Contents, p. 2
  • USS Kerala NCC-1255 Specification, p. 3
  • USS Kerala NCC-1255, pp. 4-9
  • Designing The USS Kerala, pp. 10-14
Eaglemoss USS Kerala.jpg 215 mm 1:2351
4 Star Trek Discovery Starships Collection issue 4.jpg Klingon Bird-of-Prey

21/07/2018

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Klingon Bird-of-Prey Specification, p. 3
  • Klingon Bird-of-Prey, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Klingon Bird-of-Prey, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Klingon Bird-of-Prey (mid 23rd century).jpg 140 mm 1:1348
5 Star Trek Discovery Starships Collection issue 5.jpg USS Europa NCC-1648

21/08/2018

  • Contents, p. 2
  • USS Europa NCC-1648 Specification, p. 3
  • USS Europa NCC-1648, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Admiral's Ship, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss USS Europa.jpg 183 mm 1:2095
6 Star Trek Discovery Starships Collection issue 6.jpg Vulcan Cruiser

28/09/2018

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Vulcan Cruiser Specification, p. 3
  • Vulcan Cruiser, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Vulcan Cruiser, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Vulcan Cruiser.jpg 203 mm 1:700
7 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 7.jpg USS Buran NCC-1422

10/11/2018

  • Contents, p. 2
  • USS Buran NCC-1422 Specification, p. 3
  • USS Buran NCC-1422, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Cardenas Class, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss USS Buran DIS.jpg 218 mm 1:2023
8 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 8.jpg Klingon Qugh Class

26/11/2018

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Klingon Empire Qugh Class Specification, p. 3
  • Klingon Qugh Class, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Qugh Class, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss QUGH Class Destroyer.jpg 216 mm 1:6299
9 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 9.jpg USS Clarke NCC-1661

21/12/2018

  • Contents, p. 2
  • USS Clarke NCC-1661 Specification, p. 3
  • USS Clarke NCC-1661, pp. 4-9
  • Designing The USS Clarke, pp. 10-14
Eaglemoss USS Clarke.jpg 174 mm 1:1592
10 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 10.jpg Klingon Qoj Class [6]

02/02/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Klingon Qoj Class Specification, p. 3
  • Klingon Qoj Class, pp. 4-9
  • Designing The Qoj Class, pp. 10-14
Eaglemoss Klingon Qoj Class.jpg 201 mm 1:5516
11 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 11.jpg USS Shran NCC-1413

05/02/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • USS Shran NCC-1413 Specification, p. 3
  • USS Shran NCC-1413, pp. 4-9
  • Designing The Shran, pp. 10-14
Eaglemoss USS Shran.jpg 135 mm 1:1668
12 Star Trek Discovery Starships Collection issue 12.jpg USS Enterprise NCC-1701 [7]

15/03/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • USS Enterprise NCC-1701 Specification, p. 3
  • USS Enterprise NCC-1701, pp. 4-9
  • Designing The USS Enterprise, pp. 10-14
Eaglemoss USS Enterprise DIS.jpg 215 mm 1:2056
13 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 13.jpg Worker Bee

31/03/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Worker Bee Specification, p. 3
  • Worker Bee, pp. 4-9
  • Designing The Worker Bee, pp. 10-14
Eaglemoss Worker Bee.jpg 175 mm 1:32
14 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 14.jpg Klingon Cleave Ship

24/04/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Klingon Cleave Ship Specification, p. 3
  • Klingon Cleave Ship, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Klingon Cleave Ship, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Klingon Cleave Ship.jpg 210 mm 1:4450
15 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 15.jpg USS Edison NCC-1683

30/05/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • USS Edison NCC-1683 Specification, p. 3
  • USS Edison NCC-1683, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The USS Edison, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss USS Edison.jpg 140 mm 1:2545
16 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 16.jpg The Festoon

24/06/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • The Festoon Specification, p. 3
  • The Festoon, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Festoon, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss The Festoon.jpg 180 mm 1:2157 [8]
17 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 17.jpg USS T'Plana-Hath NCC-1004

31/07/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • USS T'Plana-Hath NCC-1004 Specification, p. 3
  • USS T'Plana-Hath NCC-1004, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The USS T'Plana-Hath, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss USS T'Plana-Hath.jpg 159 mm 1:2439
18 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 18.jpg Klingon Raider [9]

23/08/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Klingon Raider Specification, p. 3
  • Klingon Raider, pp. 4-9
  • Designing The Klingon Raider, pp. 10-14
Eaglemoss Klingon Raider.jpg 218 mm l
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158 mm h
1:50 [10]
19 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 19.jpg Class C Shuttlecraft (DSC 01)

17/09/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Class C Shuttlecraft Specification, p. 3
  • Class C Shuttlecraft, pp. 4-9
  • Designing The Class C Shuttle, pp. 10-14
Eaglemoss Class C Shuttlecraft DSC 01.jpg 210 mm 1:62
20 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 20.jpg USS Hiawatha NCC-815 [11]

21/10/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • USS Hiawatha NCC-1815 Specification, p. 3
  • USS Hiawatha NCC-1815, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The USS Hiawatha, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss USS Hiawatha.jpg 199 mm 1:3013 [12]
21 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 21.jpg Beacon of Kahless

12/11/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Beacon of Kahless Specification, p. 3
  • Beacon of Kahless, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Beacon of Kahless, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Beacon of Kahless.jpg 200 mm 1:600 [13]
22 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 22.jpg Stealth Ship

06/12/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Stealth Ship Specification, p. 3
  • Stealth Ship, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Stealth Ship, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Stealth Ship.jpg 221 mm 1:1240
23 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 23.jpg Landing Pod

07/01/2020

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Landing Pod Specification, p. 3
  • Landing Pod, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Landing Pod, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Landing Pod.jpg 185 mm [14] 1:24
24 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 24.jpg Klingon DaSpu' Class

30/01/2020

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Klingon DaSpu' Specification, p. 3
  • Klingon DaSpu', pp. 4-7
  • Designing The DaSpu', pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss DASPU Class.jpg 194 mm 1:2718
25 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 25.jpg Section 31 Drone

04/03/2020

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Section 31 Drone Specification, p. 3
  • Section 31 Drone, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Section 31 Drone, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Section 31 Drone.jpg 155 mm 1:25
26 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 26.jpg Klingon D7 Battle Cruiser

12/03/2020

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Klingon D7-Class Battle Cruiser Specification, p. 3
  • Klingon D7-Class Battle Cruiser, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Klingon D7, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Klingon D7 DIS.jpg 220 mm 1:2286
27 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 27.jpg Starfleet Tug (USS Zimmerman) [15]

27/05/2020

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Starfleet Tug Specification, p. 3
  • Helios Class, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Starfleet Tug, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss USS Zimmerman.jpg 150 mm 1:1089
28 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 28.jpg Section 31 Nimrod-Class

12/06/2020

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Nimrod-Class Specification, p. 3
  • Nimrod-Class, pp. 4-7
  • Planning The Final Battle, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Section 31 Nimrod-Class.jpg 220 mm 1:3964
29 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 29.jpg Ba'ul Fighter

19/08/2020

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Ba'ul Fighter Specification, p. 3
  • Ba'ul Fighter, pp. 4-9
  • Designing The Ba'ul Fighter, pp. 10-14
Eaglemoss Ba'ul Fighter.jpg 205 mm 1:47
30 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 30.jpg Section 31 Shiva-Class

04/12/2020

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Shiva-Class Specification, p. 3
  • Shiva-Class, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Section 31 Fleet, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Section 31 Shiva Class.jpg 150 mm 1:4302
31 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 31.jpg Klingon Batlh-Class

01/02/2021

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Klingon Batlh-Class Specification, p. 3
  • Klingon Batlh-Class, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Batlh-Class, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Klingon Batlh-Class.jpg 200 mm 1:2091
32 Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection issue 32.jpg Section 31 Hou-Yi-Class

16/02/2021

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Hou-Yi-Class Specification, p. 3
  • Hou-Yi-Class, pp. 4-7
  • Scaling The Section 31 Fleet, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Section 31 Hou-Yi-Class.jpg 150 mm 1:4302
33 Star Trek Discovery Starships Collection issue 33.jpg Klingon Chargh Class

08/03/2021

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Chargh-Class Specification, p. 3
  • Chargh-Class, pp. 4-7
  • Designing The Chargh, pp. 8-14
Eaglemoss Klingon Chargh Class.jpg 190 mm 1:4072

Bonus Edition issues

USS Glenn

The USS Glenn, the line's sole convention-exclusive registry variant model, was produced in a limited edition of 500 units (worldwide)[16] and was available for purchase at the 2018 Official Star Trek Convention, New York Comic Con, and the Destination Star Trek Birmingham convention. Later in the year, a small number were also briefly made available to the public by Eaglemoss' UK and US webshops. Each ship was retailed with the USS Discovery's magazine and stand.

Box Title Model Lng* Scale
Eaglemoss USS Glenn box.jpg USS Glenn NCC-1030 Limited Edition Variant

01/08/2018

Eaglemoss USS Glenn.jpg 249 mm 1:3014

ISS Shenzhou

Initially available exclusively as a gift premium for subscribers, the ISS Shenzhou, a registry variant of the USS Shenzhou model, later became available as a retail product from Eaglemoss' webshops. A magazine was not included with the model.

Box Title Model Lng* Scale
Eaglemoss ISS Shenzhou box.jpg ISS Shenzhou NCC-1227

21/05/2019

Eaglemoss ISS Shenzhou.jpg 200 mm 1:2115

Special Edition issues

Considerably larger than the standard releases, Special Editions are also available to the general public from company webshops and other retailers, and are not automatically sent to subscribers.

Before it was released as a 215 mm-long model with issue 12 of this partwork (see above), a 259 mm-long "XL Edition" model of the USS Enterprise (as it was seen in DIS) debuted in the first starship collection. Larger XL Edition models of the USS Discovery and the USS Shenzhou were also released in that collection, and a refitted XL USS Discovery-A is planned.

No. Cover Title/Contents Model Lng* Scale
(SP1) Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection Sarcophagus Special Issue cover.jpg Sarcophagus Ship Special Issue

22/03/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Sarcophagus Ship Specification, p. 3
  • The Sarcophagus Ship, pp. 4-9
  • Designing The Ship Of The Dead, pp. 10-14
Eaglemoss Klingon Sarcophagus Ship.jpg 300 mm 1:8502
(SP2) Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection Special Issue ISS Charon cover.jpg ISS Charon Special Issue [17]

18/12/2019

  • Contents, p. 2
  • ISS Charon Specification, p. 3
  • ISS Charon, pp. 4-9
  • Designing The ISS Charon, pp. 10-14
Eaglemoss XL 2 ISS Charon.jpg 300 mm 1:32000
(SP3) Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection Section 31 Station cover.jpg Section 31 Station Special Issue

30/07/2020

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Section 31 Station Specification, p. 3
  • Section 31 Station, pp. 4-9
  • Designing The Section 31 Station, pp. 10-14
Eaglemoss Section 31 Station.jpg 190 mm w
300 mm h
1:2676
(SP4) Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection Starbase 1 cover.jpg Starbase 1 Special Issue

15/12/2020

  • Contents, p. 2
  • Starbase 1 Specification, p. 3
  • Starbase 1, pp. 4-7
  • Designing Starbase 1, pp. 9-14
Eaglemoss Starbase 1.jpg 173 mm ø
300 mm h
1:17772

Magazine binders

Star Trek Discovery Official Starships Collection binder.jpg

"Mini-binders" (measuring 167 × 244 × 45 mm) store ten of the magazines and are available to US subscribers but have not been retailed to the general public through the company's webshops, despite the company's stated plans at the partwork's debut.

One binder however, was provided as a free bonus gift with the third shipment to early subscribers, following the below-mentioned unexpected delays with the release of the first few starships and gift premiums. [18]

Additional binders were also automatically sent to some European subscribers in 2020, close to the conclusion of the Collection's release in the region. [19]

Dedication plaques

Scaled replicas of starship dedication plaque are cast from metallic resin and were previously distributed as gift premiums for US subscribers.

No. Box Plaque Model Lng
(1) Eaglemoss USS Shenzhou dedication plaque box.jpg USS Shenzhou NCC-1227 Dedication Plaque Eaglemoss USS Shenzhou Dedication Plaque.jpg 222 mm
(2) Eaglemoss USS Discovery dedication plaque box.jpg USS Discovery NCC-1031 Dedication Plaque Eaglemoss USS Discovery Dedication Plaque.jpg 222 mm

Figure

Originally released as a gift premium for US subscribers in February 2019, the company also distributes this scaled figure through its international webshops and other retailers.

No. Box Figure Model Size
(1) Eaglemoss Tardigrade packaging.jpg Tardigrade Eaglemoss Tardigrade figurine.jpg 120 mm l
×
90 mm h

Gift premiums

Gift premiums are provided to US subscribers at specific subscription milestones, and the models do not include companion magazines. As seen above, a number of these products are also available to the general public from Eaglemoss/Hero Collector webshops and other retailers. The enamel pins were previously released by FanSets.

No. Box/Package Premium Model Size Scale
(1A) Eaglemoss Fansets USS Shenzhou pin packaged.jpg USS Shenzhou enamel pin (June to October 2018) Eaglemoss Fansets USS Shenzhou pin.jpg 57 mm ø
(1B) Eaglemoss Fansets USS Discovery pin packaged.jpg USS Discovery enamel pin (2019) Eaglemoss Fansets USS Discovery pin.jpg 57 mm ø
(2) Scale chart poster × 2 Eaglemoss Official Starships Collection Scale Charts.jpg 594 × 420 mm × 2
(3) Eaglemoss USS Shenzhou dedication plaque box.jpg USS Shenzhou NCC-1227 Dedication Plaque Eaglemoss USS Shenzhou Dedication Plaque.jpg 222 mm
(4) Eaglemoss USS Discovery dedication plaque box.jpg USS Discovery NCC-1031 Dedication Plaque Eaglemoss USS Discovery Dedication Plaque.jpg 222 mm
(5) Eaglemoss Tardigrade packaging.jpg Tardigrade Eaglemoss Tardigrade figurine.jpg 120 mm l
×
90 mm h
(6) Eaglemoss ISS Shenzhou box.jpg ISS Shenzhou NCC-1227 Eaglemoss ISS Shenzhou.jpg 200 mm 1:2115
Scaling, size, and contents info, cover scans, and some graphics courtesy of Wixiban's Star Trek Collectables Portal [23]
*Starship length as measured from bow to stern, where applicable.

Background information

A collector's display of releases from the first two Starships Collections

  • Determined to bring the collection to market while Discovery's first season was being streamed for the first time (and managing to do so with issue 1), the company faced challenges due to "(...)delays in receiving assets from the licensor and the subsequent impact on production schedules," according to a letter that early subscribers received with the second issue, informing them of a temporary suspension. Robinson tweeted on 19 February 2018, "Shenzhous are almost all shipped. It’s been a huge push to get them out this quickly. Discos will follow. Then a little break. We just couldn’t get them made any faster." [24]
  • Translations of some Klingon language starship names appeared on a poster that was sent to subscribers: bortaS bir (Cold Revenge), Chargh (Conquer), 'etlh (Blade), Jach (Scream), Qaw' (Destroy), Qoj (War), Qugh (Disaster), Sech (Torch), and Veqlargh (Demon).
  • A render of the USS Gagarin appeared on the poster but was replaced in the collection by the USS Kerala, another Shepard-class ship. Robinson and Eaves had not been able to confirm whether further intended modifications to the original studio model had been made, prior to its on-screen appearance as the Gagarin. [25]
  • In August 2018, the project manager announced that the USS Buran, another Cardenas-class vessel, had replaced the USS Yeager in the lineup.

Promo for the first issue

  • On After Trek, the DIS companion series, prototype models of the collection's USS Discovery and USS Shenzhou were displayed as set decorations behind host Matt Mira, among other Star Trek memorabilia. [26]
  • In 2018, Eaglemoss first partnered with Simon & Schuster for a US contest to cross-promote the Collection and the first three Discovery novels. [27](X)

Unused Klingon designs

Appearing in promotional materials, six more Klingon starship designs were identified as upcoming models but were not, in the end, released as issues of this partwork.

Regarding the prospective release of these ships in the Star Trek Universe: The Official Starships Collection partwork, Ben Robinson revealed, "The plan is definitely to do more. To be honest, these Klingon ships don’t sell brilliantly so we’ll work our way through the Picard, Disco and SNW ships first. Starfleet and lead ships sell better so are always the priority but with any luck we’ll circle back round." [28]

Gallery

Appendices

Footnotes

  1. Contrary to the preceding Official Starships Collection, non-British EU customers were allowed to take out a subscription through the UK website, if a local official website was not available to them in their home countries, which had been the case with countries like the Netherlands, Belgium and Denmark, among others.
  2. The models are painted freehand and with the use of paint masks (templates), alongside pad and tampo printing processes. The earliest prototypes are 3D printed in resin and, once approved by Eaglemoss and CBS, are manufactured using a variety of injection, vacuum, and compression molding techniques. [1]
  3. Pixomondo-created CG models that Fabio Passaro's Meshweaver Productions has converted and re-texturized for the Collection, as identified online, include issue 1-19, issue SP1, and the Tardigrade figurine. [2] [3] [4] Featured on his website in the Summer/Autumn of 2019, [5](X) in late 2019 Passaro opted (for unknown reasons) to delete all renders of his Discovery work from his website's "Eaglemoss: Trek Little Ships", pages 5, 6, and 7, and replace them with his later work for the Official Starships Collection.
  4. The concurrently running "Battlestar Galactica: The Official Ships Collection" utilized this size for the magazine component of its partwork as well.
  5. A larger "XL Edition" model of the USS Discovery was also released in the first starship collection in 2020.
  6. The sticker on the base of the Qoj class model's stand has "Klingon Veqlargh Class" printed on it.
  7. A larger (259 mm-long) version of the DIS USS Enterprise model was released in the first starship partwork in late 2018 with a different magazine.
  8. The dimensions of the "real" Festoon are not given in the magazine so the model's scale is based on an length of 388.26 meters, as provided by (the ship's designer) Ryan Dening to Wixiban's Star Trek Collectables Portal in October 2019. [6]
  9. Both of the Klingon Raider's "wings" are stored separately within the box that the model is shipped in, and fit into slots on the model's fuselage for display. When placed on its stand, the assembled model is 180 mm tall. As of August 2019, it is the first ship model from either Starships Collection to have a small hole made in it to accommodate its stand.
  10. The length of the "real" Klingon Raider is not stated in the magazine so scale was based on an estimate of 11 meters.
  11. Hiawatha hull with registry and Starfleet Medical logo

    In a social media post, Ben Robinson attested that the hull of the show's USS Hiawatha did not have a registry rendered onto it by its creators. [7] Nevertheless, registry markings were actually seen on-screen (albeit in mirrored form) alongside a Starfleet Medical logo, in a reversed image of the ship. While registry markings were added, the logo was not painted onto the model.
  12. The length of the "real" USS Hiawatha is not printed in the magazine, but was established as 599.5 meters, as provided by the ship's designer, Ryan Dening to Wixiban's Star Trek Collectables Portal in October 2019. [8]
  13. The length of the "real" Beacon of Kahless' length is not stated in the magazine and was estimated at 120 meters.
  14. The dimensions of the Landing Pod reflect the ship as displayed with its struts extended, and stands 145 mm tall. The ship measures 145 mm long × 90 mm high without the struts attached.
  15. The Federation tugs seen onscreen in DIS did not have registries or names rendered onto their hulls. Alex Kurtzman assigned the "USS Zimmerman" name and NCC-1616 registry for the Eaglemoss model, following a request by CBS' John Van Citters and Ben Robinson. [9] Unlike the magazine's title, the model's box is labeled USS Zimmerman NCC-1616.
  16. Eight units of the limited edition USS Glenn model were damaged at the warehouse and were deemed unfit for release to the last eight customers who had ordered them from the UK's online shop. Besides providing a full refund, an I.O.U. for a free future convention-exclusive starship, and a handwritten apology, the company sent (at least) one unpainted production prototype of an earlier starship model to each of the affected customers.
  17. The ISS Charon model features internal electronic lighting that replicates the ship's super-mycelial reactor, and is powered by a CR927 coin cell battery that is not included with the issue.
  18. An accompanying letter made it clear that the binder was specifically meant as a compensation, and that the binder was not originally part of the gift line-up.
  19. After the October 2020 announcement of this line's conclusion and its transition into the Star Trek Universe collection, some European subscribers started to receive binders from issue 30 onwards. The automatic shipping of the binders to these subscribers was viewed as somewhat questionable as (unlike the standard gifts), they were not free and costs were automatically deducted from subscriber accounts that had given Eaglemoss permission to do so during sign-up. Still, and even while some subscribers received binders they had not ordered, it was likely that few would have objected as the binders were never offered for sale in the webshops, despite the company's stated intent in 2018-19.

See also

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