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Featured set of the day:  Cosmic Fleet Voyager

LordDunsany has picked a Classic Space set for us today:

6985 Cosmic Fleet Voyager (sold as Taurean Ore Carrier in the UK) was the last of the large spaceships in the Classic Space line, a successor to the earlier 497 Galaxy Explorer and 6980 Galaxy Commander. One thing that may not be immediately obvious from photos is how tall this ship actually is: it dwarfs both of them when displayed alongside.

Although I was too young to remember seeing the set in stores or catalogues, I do not think that I would have liked this set too much in my youth. Possibly because I knew we would not be able to afford larger sets, I focused my attention on the medium-sized surface stations and spaceships of the various space sub-themes in the early-mid 90s. Of course, sleek fighter-like sets bristling with weaponry like 1789 Star Hawk II were far more exciting designs to me than the large, bulky transport-like 6985.

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