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

Friday, October 10, 2014

Profiles In History - Oct. 17 - 18 & 19, 2014 - Hollywood Auction 65 - Star Trek Preview

On Sunday, October 19th at 11:00 am PDT, Day 3 of Profiles In History's "Hollywood Auction 65" will commence at Profiles headquarters in Calabasas, CA.  A total of 43 lots of Star Trek memorabilia will be featured in the sale; forming a very impressive offering of screen used and production related artifacts from across the franchise.

Included in this auction are 20 lots from the personal collection of Star Trek: The Next Generation actor and director Jonathan Frakes, with two of his screen worn Commander Riker Starfleet uniforms available (one from TNG and the other from Star Trek: Generations) along with Frakes Directors Chairs, Scripts, production blueprints and other rare documents and artwork.  

Certainly one of the highlights to be offered in this event is the hero, screen worn Ricardo Montalban "Khan" tunic from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan; which was the subject of the previous post on this website.  The pre-auction bid estimate for the tunic is $30,000 - $50,000.

Other noteworthy items include a Patrick Stewart Captain Picard ST:TNG Season 1-2 duty uniform, a Galileo shuttlecraft miniature from Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Captain Picard's Ready Room desktop computer from Star Trek: Insurrection, and the Captain's Yacht "Cousteau" commissioning plaque from Star Trek: Insurrection; as well as a large 61" x 21.5" Ops Station LCARS Bridge display from Ensign Harry Kim's station on Star Trek: Voyager.

Interested bidders may sign up to participate live online in this exciting offering of Star Trek props, costumes and artwork on the LiveAuctioneers website at: http://www.liveauctioneers.com/catalog/61274_hollywood-auction-65-day-3/page1?rows=120

Presented below are the original auction catalog photos and descriptions for some selected lots of Trek memorabilia to be sold during Hollywood Auction 65 ...