Welcome! As part of its ongoing mission to document the Art and Production History of Star Trek, this site will present technical articles on Star Trek prop and costume authentication - focusing on The Original Series - with detailed photos and episode screenshots to complement the information presented; as well as feature pictorials to showcase Star Trek memorabilia in private & public collections, present rare Behind The Scenes TOS imagery & discuss other topics.
Gerald Gurian is a 35+ year collector of screen used Star Trek memorabilia and a passionate fan of TOS
     
- Star Trek TOS At Auction Part I - Gurian Collection Highlights - Greg Jein TOS Hero Type II Phaser
-Authenticating a TOS Communicator -6 Myths About Star Trek Prop Design -Star Trek 3rd Season Command Tunic
- Design Features of TOS Tricorders -Star Trek Props At National Air & Space - TOS Leatherette Tricorder
- TOS Federation Sciences Dress -Desilu Studio TOS Prop Fabrication - Unreleased Allen/Gurian Prop Photos
- The Beautiful Women of TOS Part I -TOS U.S.S. Enterprise 11' Filming Model - Captain Kirk's Chair from TOS
- Spock Ears -TOS Control Panels & Displays - Mr. Spock's Science Station
- TOS Soundstage at Desilu -TOS Shatner Romulan Pants - The Beautiful Women of TOS Pt. II
- TOS Galileo Shuttlecraft -Greg Jein TOS Cage Laser Pistol - TOS 3rd Season Midgrade Type II Phaser
- Dr. McCoy's Sickbay on TOS -TOS Balok Puppet Head - Captain Kirk "Mirror, Mirror" Tunic
- Greg Jein TOS Hero Tricorder -1992 Smithsonian TOS Cast Video - TOS 1st Season Command Tunic
- TOS "Where No Man" Silver Contact Lenses -TOS Special Effects: The Transporter - The Art of Matt Jefferies
- TOS "Space Seed" Gold Mesh Jumpsuit -Gorn Costume from "Arena" - Rare TOS Behind-the-Scenes Videos
- TOS Stunt Type II Phaser -1993 Bill Theiss Estate Auction - TOS Shatner Command Dress Tunic
- TOS Elasian Royal Guard Tunic -TOS Finnegan Silver "Shore Leave" Tunic - TOS Science Officer Tunic "The Cage"
- TOS Shatner Early 1st Season Command Tunic -William Shatner TOS Tunics At Auction - TOS Shatner Late 1st Season Command Tunic

Saturday, August 30, 2008

Star Trek: Original Series Communicators At Major Auction Houses

Presented below are the auction catalog photos associated with the major auction house offerings of Star Trek: The Original Series communicators over the last 20 years. The auction house, sale date and lot number of the item precede each photograph.

Sothebys - June 22, 1990 - Lot 224:


Butterfield and Butterfield - Dec. 12, 1993 - Lot 948:


Butterfield and Butterfield - June 26, 1995 - Lot 822:


Sothebys - Dec. 16, 1995 - Lot 60:


Profiles In History - June 2, 1996 - Lot 751:


Christies - June 20, 1996 - Lot 729:


Sothebys - Sept. 18, 1996 - Lot 216:


Christies - Dec. 15, 1996 - Lot 45:


Butterfield and Butterfield - Mar. 2, 1997 - Lot 3963:


Profiles In History - May 17, 1997 - Lot 423:


Profiles In History - Feb. 28, 1998 - Lot 797:


Profiles In History - Dec. 12, 1998 - Lot 232:


Profiles In History - Dec. 12, 2001 - Lot 230:


Profiles In History - Dec. 12, 2003 - Lot 520:


Christies - June 24, 2004 - Lot 141: