London, South Kensington
22 July 1999
Space 1999 'Brian the Brain'
a detailed perspex prototype model of the robot/computor used in the Gerry Anderson series, grey with red and yellow banding and transfer and constructed dial, vent and control panel detail, electrically operated --11in. (29cm.) high, late 1970s (F, dusty and wear, some minor parts missing); sold with a photo album detailing the interior workings of the full size Brian; and two other albums featuring the other models used in the series,
See Colour Plate 3
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This model was given to the vendor by the widow of Michael Downing, who was the electronic effects specialist working on the series.
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