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, March 29, 2015

Star Trek: Voyager Neelix Head and Face Appliance

Presented below are some detailed images of a screen used set of Talaxian alien head and face appliances worn by actor Ethan Phillips in his recurring role on Star Trek: Voyager as the engaging Advisor, Cook and Morale Officer "Neelix".  These makeup prosthetics were recently offered as Lot 394 in the ScreenUsed Spring 2015 Prop and Wardrobe Auction, and consist of a full one piece head section as well as a nose and cheeks section that feature extensive custom airbrush detailing.  They exhibit some wear from production usage, and were part of actor Ethan Phillips personal memorabilia collection for a time after the completion of filming of the Voyager series.  Photos courtesy ScreenUsed (http://www.screenused.com/).

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Star Trek: TNG - Engineering LCARS Panel

Presented below are some detailed images of a screen used LCARS panel from the U.S.S. Enterprise D Engineering set of Star Trek: TNG that recently sold for $2950 as Lot 389 in the ScreenUsed Spring 2015 Prop and Wardrobe Auction.   This back lit smoked black plexiglass panel measures 51" wide x 13.5" tall and features a particularly attractive Okudagram display that includes a large Starboard Elevation view of the Galaxy class starship.  Some screen captures from the series that feature this panel are shown following the modern day images.   Prop photos courtesy ScreenUsed (http://screenused.com/).

Sunday, March 22, 2015

ScreenUsed March 2015 Prop and Wardrobe Auction - Star Trek Results

Presented below is the complete set of final prices realized for the 46 lots of Star Trek memorabilia that were offered in the ScreenUsed Spring 2015 Movie Prop and Wardrobe Auction; which concluded yesterday in a live online bidding session at iCollector.com.

The highest price witnessed for a Star Trek item in the sale was $5,310 for a Scalosian alien weapon from the 3rd season Original Series episode "Wink of An Eye", which was later seen in the episode "The Cloud Minders".   A William Shatner Starfleet commando/field duty uniform from Star Trek V: The Final Frontier also realized $5,310, and a Star Trek: TNG Engineering Backlit Panel which featured an attractive image of the Starship Enterprise sold for $2,950.

All of the final values that follow reflect the high bids witnessed on the items as well as an 18% buyers premium ...