This ship has been painstakingly recreated in high-quality plastic materials then hand painted with an incredible level of detail. The ship also comes with a full color collector magazine. It measures approximately 5-1/2 inches long by 1-7/8 inches wide by 2-1/2 inches tall while mounted on the included stand.
This Antares-class freighter was constructed at the Luna Shipyards sometime in the 23rd century. It was still in operation during the 2370s when it operated under the authority of the Petarians, but was commanded by a human female, Captain Kasidy Yates. The SS Xhosa was featured in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "The Way of the Warrior".
The fully illustrated magazine provides an in-depth profile of the SS Xhosa, we find out how the Batris from the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode ‘Heart of Glory’ was repainted and reused to portray the SS Xhosa. Plus, John Eaves on arming Deep Space 9.
This model is part of the Starships Collection of Star Trek vehicles by Eaglemoss. This incredible collection includes all the most significant ships from the five Star Trek television series. Imported from the U.K. with limited distribution in the U.S., these models are not easy to find for sale in the United States.
The collection features a full range of Federation and alien vessels including seven incarnations of the Enterprise; all the major Klingon vessels including the Bird-of-Prey; Dominion; Borg; and Romulan ships and is slated to include about 160 ships in total.