The answer perhaps lies closer to home !
From VSSC #83 page 7
931207 LL And B.Marsden, CBAT, Paul Wild, Switzerland, Steve
Howell, USA, T.Kato, Japan, Bruce Margon, USA Object reported as a ‘nova’ in IAUC 3412 (1979) seen again in outburst by Tony Vanmunster, Belgium 1993 Dec 7 mag 14.Ov. Confirmed by Poyner. Kato obtains CCD images at Ouda on Dec 9 V=14.0. Suggests position needs correction. Howell obtains spectra and paper planned!