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, June 26, 2016

A Spectacular Offering of Star Trek Original Series Memorabilia at Profiles In History - Hollywood Auction 83 on July 1, 2016

On Friday, July 1st at 11:00 am PST, Day 3 of Profiles In History's "Hollywood Auction 83" will commence at Profiles headquarters in Calabasas, CA.   A total of 99 lots of Star Trek memorabilia will be featured in the sale; highlighted by a monumental offering of 50 lots Original Series props, costumes and production artifacts - representing one of the finest collections of TOS screen used material to come to auction ever!   Included in this event are the Original Series Starfleet uniforms of Kirk, Spock, Uhura, Rand, Chekov and Nurse Chapel from the recurring cast; as well as guest star costume pieces worn by BarBara Luna as Lt. Marlena Moreau in "Mirror, Mirror"; Bruce Watson as Crewman Green in "The Man Trap"; Bruce Mars as Finnegan in "Shore Leave", Richard Webb as Lt. Commander Ben Finney in "Court Martial", Leslie Parrish's beautiful pink grecian style gown from "Who Mourns for Adonais?", Klingon and Romulan uniforms, and on and on and on!!!   Aside from this historic TOS offering, there is a very impressive presentation of items from across the franchise, including a few personally owned items consigned by Patrick Stewart as well as some exciting hand props from the TOS cast motion pictures.  The most expensive Star Trek prop to be offered in Auction 83 is William Shatner's hero screen used Vulcan Lirpa from the Original Series episode "Amok Time", with a bid estimate of $40,000 to $60,000.

Interested bidders may sign up to participate live online in this exciting offering of Star Trek props, costumes and artwork on the invaluable.com website at: http://www.invaluable.com/catalog/searchLots.cfm?scp=c&catalogRef=qnzg3w2u9r

Presented below are the original auction catalog photos and descriptions for some selected lots of Trek memorabilia to be sold during Hollywood Auction 83.  Just click on any of the images below to view an enlarged version ...