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

Monday, September 27, 2010

TOS-Style Helm Targeting Scanner from TNG "Relics"

Presented below are some detailed photos of a TOS-style Helm Targeting Scanner that was created by the Star Trek: TNG prop department for use in the highly memorable 6th season Next Generation episode "Relics" (first airdate: Oct. 12, 1992), yet was ultimately never screen used. During the episode, which featured the guest appearance of Original Series actor James Doohan in the role of Captain Montgomery Scott, a touching scene takes place in which Scotty reminisces about his service aboard the original Constitution class starship U.S.S. Enterprise while inside a holodeck recreation of the Original Series Enterprise Bridge. Captain Picard shares a toast of Aldebaran whiskey with Scotty in this simulated TOS environment. Some episode screenshots featuring the original Helm Targeting Scanner; as well as the simulated TOS Bridge as seen in "Relics" are shown following the modern day images ...

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Rare Star Trek: The Original Series Behind The Scenes Photos - Starship Filming Models

Presented below are some rare images of the various TOS starship filming miniatures taken during the production of the series. The models include the 11 foot U.S.S. Enterprise, the Romulan Bird of Prey, the S.S. Botany Bay, the Klingon Battlecruiser, the Shuttlecraft Galileo and the Tholian starship ...