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, December 30, 2013

"These Are The Voyages - TOS: Season One" 2nd Edition Autographed Hardcover Now Available

Special autographed copies of the revised 2nd edition, signed by the authors Marc Cushman and Susan Osborn as well as John D. F. Black, are now available for purchase at a price of $24.95 from the online Jacobs Brown Press Store.

According to the publisher:  "The REVISED and EXPANDED edition is here. 80 more pages! Over 50 additional rare pictures -- some never-before-seen! New exclusive interviews, including the latest from Leonard Nimoy!  And more of those classic Robert Justman memos. Now 680 pages in length, with new cover art, the revised TATV is available in hardcover (U.S. only), and in paperback and Kindle worldwide."

Copies of this special autographed edition may be purchased at the following link:  http://www.jacobsbrownmediagroup.com/buy-these-are-the-voyages-tos-season-one.html

"These Are The Voyages - TOS: Season Two" is on track to be released in early 2014 - during late February or early March. 


Saturday, December 21, 2013

Profiles In History December 2013 Hollywood Auction 62 - Final Star Trek Results

Presented below is the complete set of final prices realized for the 50+ lots of Star Trek memorabilia that were offered in Profiles In History's Hollywood Auction 62; which concluded this evening in a live online bidding session at invaluable.com.

The highlights of the event include TOS Make-up Artist Fred Phillips Original Plaster Molds for Leonard Nimoy's "Spock" Ears which drew a high bid of $30,000; William Shatners Captain Kirk Silver Spacesuit from the TOS episode "The Tholian Web" which realized $22,500; a George Takei Sulu 2nd Season TOS Starfleet Uniform that also sold for $22,500; and a Star Trek: DS9 Klingon warrior costume with mask which witnessed a high bid of $5,500.

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

Friday, December 20, 2013

Profiles In History - Dec. 21, 2013 - Hollywood Auction 62 - Star Trek Preview

Tomorrow at 11:00 am PDT, Profiles In History's Hollywood Auction 62 will take place at their corporate headquarters in Calabasas Hills, CA, with live online bidding enabled through invaluable.com (formerly Artfact.com) at: http://www.invaluable.com/catalog/searchLots.cfm?scp=c&catalogRef=EXKOBNK0RN
Star Trek collectors will be pleased to see over 50 lots of impressive screen used memorabilia from their favorite franchise amongst the day's offerings -- with a particularly strong representation of Original Series artifacts.  Some of the high end TOS collectibles include William Shatner's Captain Kirk silver spacesuit from "The Tholian Web", a James Doohan velour "Scotty" Starfleet Duty Tunic from the second season of the series, and a rare complete George Takei "Sulu" Starfleet uniform featuring his velour command tunic and black gabardine pants with metallic glint.  Presented below are the original auction catalog photos and descriptions for some selected highlights of the Star Trek memorabilia to be sold ...