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This is a picture from "Top Secret", a games magazine from Poland published in 1989.

Some of the pictures in the magazine they drew themselves. But many others were just cropped pictures from movie/game posters. I believe this is also a cropped/modified poster. They used it as a background pic for an "Aliens: The Computer Game" (1987) game but I don't think this is a ship from Aliens. I googled Aliens' posters and no match.

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There is some rectangular blocking in the picture because I removed game-related info.1

Original pic (a bit retouched scan):

Original image

Here is a cropped image of just the spaceship:

cropped

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    I wonder if it’s concept art that never became a movie prop – Todd Wilcox Apr 9 at 15:00
  • @ToddWilcox I don't think they had access to anything "exclusive" – Tom Apr 9 at 15:20
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    That specific mis-drawing of the spaceship's underside is ringing alarm bells, but I can't dredge up the specific memory. – Spencer Apr 11 at 21:48
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    Maybe it's supposed to be the salvage ship from the start of the movie, or some version of Gateway station. – mwarren Apr 12 at 13:24
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    I've taken the liberty of adding a closeup of just the spaceship. Feel free to revert the edit if you don't want that. I can swear this was in Omni or on a book cover. – Spencer Jun 12 at 0:14

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