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, December 17, 2011

Profiles In History - Dec 15 & 16, 2011 Icons of Hollywood Auction - Star Trek memorabilia

A total of 18 Star Trek memorabilia lots were offered at yesterday's Session 2 of the Profiles In History Icons of Hollywood Auction, which took place at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, California. A number of Original Series items achieved very impressive results; including a mid-grade hand phaser prop which realized $79,950, a rare walking tribble which sold for $17,220, a Gene Roddenberry typed letter from 1966 mentioning the invention of the phaser and tricorder which witnessed a final price of $20,910, and a rare Science Officer tunic from the 1st TOS pilot episode "The Cage" which realized $9,225. From the feature film era and subsequent television series; a Star Trek VI James Doohan maroon Starfleet officer's uniform sold for $9,849 and a Patrick Stewart 3rd season command tunic from Star Trek: TNG realized $6,765. Presented below are a complete set of auction photos and lot descriptions, including the final prices realized, for all of the Star Trek related props and costumes that were featured in the Profiles sale ...