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, July 3, 2016

Profiles In History July 2016 Hollywood Auction 83 - Final Star Trek Results

Presented below is the complete set of final prices realized for the 99 lots of Star Trek memorabilia that were offered in Profiles In History's Hollywood Auction 83; which concluded on Friday, July 1st in a live online bidding session at invaluable.com.

The Original Series recurring cast costumes performed very impressively, with the screen worn Starfleet uniforms/tunics of Chekov, Kirk, Spock, Uhura, Yeoman Rand, and Nurse Chapel selling for high bids of $42,500, $60,000, $60,000, $42,500, $11,000 and $42,500 respectively (not including a maximum 28% buyers premium).  The Lt. Commander Ben Finney uniform from the 1st season TOS episode "Court Martial" witnessed a high bid of $17,000; Barbara Luna's Marlena Starfleet science division dress from "Mirror, Mirror" sold for $16,000; and the William Shatner hero screen used Vulcan Lirpa weapon from "Amok Time" realized a high bid of $42,500.

The following values are the high bids witnessed on the items and do not include the 28% buyers premium.  Just click on any of the images below to view an enlarged version ...