Anyone own the Eaglemoss Battlestar Galactica Viper Mark I? Are these colors accurate?

rennervision

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My Viper Mark I from Battlestar Galactica was on preorder forever with Sideshow, but finally arrived today. This is the Eaglemoss Hero Collector model. As soon as I saw the box I wondered if the Mark II had been shipped to me by accident. I swear the ship in the box photo looks red to me instead of orange.

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But since it says Mark I, I figured I was safe. I opened it and the ship inside is indeed orange, but man is it a dark orange. Not vibrant at all. Here's a photo of me trying to make it look as bright as possible by photographing it under the sun.

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It looks MUCH darker indoors, but even in that photo above the orange is clearly not as bright as even the ship pictured in the included booklet...

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or in any of the unboxing reviews I've watched. For example, this bright boy I saw on YouTube doesn't even look like the same model!

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Just curious if mine was painted correctly and all the other photos/videos I'm seeing are just digital trickery. Otherwise, I'll need to look into returning it.
 
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This is mine, the orange in person is more of a rust/burnt orange tone. Photo taken under a household LED bulb.

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Yeah, based on responses I've been getting it seems some have the darker version like me and others (I assume from an earlier run) have the brighter version like I see in promo photos including the booklet cover. I ordered this from Sideshow and they confirmed they only have burnt orange so I begrudgingly decided to keep mine.
 

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