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, October 20, 2014

Profiles In History October 2014 Hollywood Auction 65 - Final Star Trek Results

Presented below is the complete set of final prices realized for the 43 lots of Star Trek memorabilia that were offered in Profiles In History's Hollywood Auction 65; which concluded yesterday in a live online bidding session at liveauctioneers.com.

The Star Trek items in the sale performed extremely well, with some particularly high values witnessed for several paper collectibles related to The Original Series.  An original, vintage shooting script for "The Cage", the very first pilot for TOS, witnessed a high bid of $3,250; an early vintage 11" x 14" oversized gelatin silver promotional photograph of William Shatner in costume as James T. Kirk from the second pilot "Where No Man Has Gone Before" sold for $4,250 (on a starting bid of $300); and a Robert Justman Signed Memo on the episode "The Deadly Years" finished at $2,000 (on a starting bid of $200).  Other highlights of the event included the hero Ricardo Montalban Khan tunic from STII: The Wrath of Khan, which drew a high bid of $45,000; a Patrick Stewart Season 1 or 2 Starfleet Uniform from TNG which sold for $12,000; and Jonathan Frakes personal collection of 250+ production scripts from TNG which also finished at $12,000.

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