November 15, 2005 As unabashed fans of applied technology, Gizmag’s 80,000 daily readers number among them many sience fiction fans and many who would have first fueled their sci-fi imagination with Battlestar Galactica (ABC-TV, 1978-79). Accordingly, we feel it is our duty to inform you that two of the ORIGINAL filming miniatures from the classic science-fiction series of the late 1970s are due to fall under the auctioneers hammer on eBay on December 16 and the pair are expected to fetch more than US$50,000. The craft in question are the Starbuck Viper and Cylon Raider, each representing the apex of technology as realized by the Colonials and their arch-enemies, the Cylons. Both of these filming miniatures were created by John Dykstra and the crew of Apogee Effects.
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