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

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Prop Store of London - September 2015 Live Auction - Star Trek Results

Presented below is the complete set of final prices realized for the 30 lots of Star Trek memorabilia that were offered in the Prop Store of London's Live Auction of "Treasures from the World of Film & Television"; which concluded earlier this afternoon at the ODEON BFI IMAX theatres in Waterloo, London, England.

The highest price witnessed for a Star Trek item in the sale was £37,500 (approx. US$ 57,375) for the Ambassador Class Starship filming miniature which served as the Enterprise C in the Star Trek: TNG episode "Yesterday's Enterprise".  Other highlights of the auction included the Star Trek: Voyager Chakotay EVA Suit which was also seen in ST: First Contact and which witnessed a high bid of £8,000 (approx. US$ 12,240); as well as the prototype Earth Spacedock model miniature from Star Trek: The Search for Spock which sold for a hammer price of £5,000 (approx. US$ 7,650).  Both the Original Series Spock uniform and the Original Series Uhura uniform did not sell.

The following values are the high bids witnessed on the items and do not include a 29% buyers premium (applicable for US Buyers).  (Note:  The current exchange rate, used to report the hammer prices above, is  £1 = US$ 1.53) 

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