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

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Profiles In History Dec. 2012 Drama, Action, Romance: The Hollywood Auction - Final Star Trek Results

Presented below is the complete set of final prices realized for the 64 lots of Star Trek memorabilia that were offered in Profiles In History's Drama, Action, Romance: The Hollywood Auction; which concluded earlier this afternoon in a live online bidding session at Artfact.com.

The highlights of the event include a TOS 2nd season Leonard Nimoy worn Spock tunic with full braid and patch which drew a high bid of $95,000; a Nimoy Spock Class A uniform from Star Trek: TMP which realized $20,000; a Patrick Stewart Capt. Picard jacket from TNG that sold for $13,000; William Shatner's personal annotated and signed script from his first appearance as Capt. James T. Kirk that witnessed a high bid of $12,000; and a LeVar Burton Geordie hero VISOR from TNG that sold for $7,000.

The following values are the high bids witnessed on the items and do not include a 23% buyers premium ...

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Profiles In History - Dec. 15 & 16, 2012 - Drama, Action, Romance: The Hollywood Auction - Star Trek Preview

On Sunday, December 16th at 11:00 AM PDT, Session 2 of the Profiles In History Drama, Action, Romance: The Hollywood Auction will take place at Profiles headquarters in Calabasas Hills, CA; featuring a total of 64 lots of Star Trek memorabilia that represent an extremely impressive offering of screen used costumes, props and artwork from many of the feature films and television series in the franchise. Of particular note is a TOS 2nd season Leonard Nimoy worn Mr. Spock blue velour tunic with full braid and patch estimated at $80,000 - $120,000; a pair of TOS U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Chairs with estimates at $15,000 - $20,000 each; several TOS one-piece crewman jumpsuits and a selection of Phase II costumes; a Leonard Nimoy Spock Class A Starfleet uniform from Star Trek:TMP valued at $20,000 - $25,000; a Patrick Stewart worn Capt. Picard burgundy suede command jacket estimated at $10,000 - $12,000; as well as several key main character costumes from TNG and Voyager.

Those interested in participating in this entertainment memorabilia sale may register to bid live online on the Artfact website at: http://www.artfact.com/auction-catalog/drama,-action,-romance:-the-hollywood-auction-4va76bfenv. A complete catalog for the two day event may be downloaded in PDF format from this page on Profiles website: http://www.profilesinhistory.com/buyers/upcoming-auctions-events/

Presented below are the original auction catalog photos and descriptions for many of the significant Star Trek items to be sold during the auction ...