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18) 1999 Runabout U.S.S. Rio Grande


Original Retail:  $24.00

Artist:  Lynn Norton

Novelty:  String light and sound

Box Text:  A unique ornament – The runabout U.S.S. Rio Grande assigned to space station Deep Space Nine in the Alpha Quadrant, is beaming a greeting to Earth.  You’ll hear the voice of Strategic Operations Officer Worf (Michael Dorn).  Worf is the first Klingon to serve in Starfleet.  Here are his words:  “I wish you a most honorable holiday.  Qapla’!” (The expression Qapla’! is the Klingon way of wishing you “Success!”) To hear Worf speak, press button on bottom of ornament.  The message will play through one time and stop automatically.

Serial #:  QXI7593