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Photos: 'Star Trek' props live long and prosper

Christie's describes the worker of the future: "A worker bee model of cast resin and plastic, with light airbrushed aging applied to finish-- 18 inches by 8.5 inches by 8.5 inches--made for and seen in the drydock sequence in 'Star Trek: The Motion Picture' and featured in the main title sequence of 'Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.' Estimate: $6,000-$8,000."

Christie's Images Ltd. 2006

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