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

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Profiles In History - December, 2010 Hollywood Memorabilia Auction - Star Trek Preview

The winter Profiles In History entertainment memorabilia auction "Hollywood Auction 43" is all set to take place on December 17th and 18th at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, California; and there will be a total of 44 Star Trek lots included in the sale that represent an impressive selection of props, costumes and artwork from the various television series and motion pictures in the franchise. The Original Series highlights include a collection of Starfleet insignia patches, a set of TOS costume sketches by Bill Theiss, the "Roberta Lincoln" costume worn by actress Teri Garr in the 2nd season episode "Assignment: Earth", and the "Lenore Karidian" costume worn by actress Barbara Anderson in the 1st season episode "The Conscience of the King". Some other noteworthy Trek offerings include a complete Star Trek II-VI Maroon Starfleet Officer's Uniform with some costume elements worn by George Takei, some attractive color artwork of Starfleet HQ from Star Trek: TMP, a static Tricorder X from Star Trek: Insurrection and a hero illuminating Starfleet Boomerang Phaser from Star Trek: First Contact.

Readers may download free copies of the auction catalog for Hollywood Auction 43 in PDF format at the following link:
http://www.profilesinhistory.com/hollywood-memorabilia-auction-43

The auction will be streamed online at icollector.com, and those wishing to bid live online may register for the event at: http://www.icollector.com/Hollywood-Auction-43_a8823?m=all

Below are the original auction photos and descriptions for many of the Star Trek offerings in "Hollywood Auction 43" - to be sold during Session 2 on December 18, 2010 ...