Narcissus Escape Craft from "Alien" (1978)
About the Design
Squat and angular, the "Narcissus" was the space tug "Nostromo's" lifeboat, capable of taking the entire seven-person crew to safety in case of catastrophe (such as alien infestation). The craft was designed by celebrated sci-fi artist Ron Cobb.
About the Kit
Produced by the UK's Halcyon company, the Narcissus was an excellent reproduction of the motion picture production miniature and fit together extremely nicely. Expensive for its side -- it originally retailed for about $40 in the early 1990s -- it nonetheless made an excellent display piece.
This model was built from an original issue.