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 40+ 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, May 15, 2010

Profiles In History Star Trek Auction Preview - June 12, 2010

This summer's Profiles In History entertainment memorabilia auction "Hollywood Auction 40" will be a major three-day event held on Thursday, Friday & Saturday June 10 - 12, 2010 at Calabasas Hills, California. The final day of auction activity is reserved for an incredible offering of 292 Star Trek lots spanning all series and motion pictures. Yes, even Star Trek (Paramount, 2009) is represented in the form of Lot 1299, a Zachary Quinto screen-worn Spock ear. Profiles, which has earned a prestigious reputation in the history of Star Trek memorabilia sales by offering such iconic items in past sales as Captain Kirk's Original TOS Bridge Chair, the original TOS Helm/Navigations console and historic items from the Matt Jefferies, Bob Justman and John Dwyer collections; has truly assembled an outstanding array of Star Trek offerings for next month's event - highlighted by the Balok Puppet Head from the 1st season Original Series episode "The Corbomite Maneuver", a 3rd Season TOS Chekov command tunic & pants, a 3rd Season TOS engineering tunic & pants, dozens of "hero" working hand props (including multiple working Tricorders) from ST:TNG onwards, and even some screen-used Starship models (a background Ferengi ship and an elaborate Jem'Hadar Warship.) The major descriptor for this amazing sale truly seems to be "hero prop". As well, there are many examples of rarely seen Star Trek alien technology to complement the Starfleet items at auction.

Readers may download free copies of the auction catalog for all three sale days in PDF format at the following link: http://www.profilesinhistory.com/hollywood-memorabilia-auction.html

The auction will be streamed online at LiveAuctioneers, and those wishing to bid live online may register for Hollywood Auction 40 - Day 3 at: http://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/21666 It is necessary to sign up for a free account with LiveAuctioneers in order to login and register for this auction.

Below are some highlights of the historic Star Trek memorabilia to be sold next month, featuring many auction photos with complete item descriptions ...