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

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Profiles In History - June 26 - 28, 2017 - Hollywood Auction 89 - Star Trek Preview

On Wednesday, June 28th at 11:00 am PST, Day 3 of Profiles in History's "Hollywood Auction 89" will commence at Profiles headquarters in Calabasas, CA.  A total of 73 lots of Star Trek memorabilia will be featured in the sale; forming a very impressive offering of screen used and production related artifacts from across the franchise - that is highlighted by 28 exciting lots of Original Series related items.

Some highlights of the TOS material include a Walter Koenig "Chekov" Starfleet uniform with tunic and pants,  William Shatner's "Captain Kirk" slave tunic from the 2nd season episode "Bread and Circuses", a Jeffrey Hunter "Captain Pike" Quarters chair from the 1st pilot episode "The Cage", a set of Leonard Nimoy worn Spock Vulcan Ear tip prosthetic appliances, a rare Thrall weapon prop from the season two "The Gamesters of Triskelion" episode, and a unique 74 in. tall steel sculpture / statuary piece seen at the landing party beam down site on Starbase 11 in the 1st season episode "The Menagerie".  Additionally, Original Series collectors will be impressed to see the Kirk and Trelane antique dueling pistol set from the 1st season episode "The Squire of Gothos" offered, along with many other notable TOS costume pieces and even a rare walking tribble prop.

Noteworthy items from the subsequent Star Trek feature films and television series include an impressive 50.5 in diameter "V'Ger" Engine model filming miniature from Star Trek: The Motion Picture which is estimated at $20,000 - $30,000; Patrick Stewart's personal TNG production script and materials archive featuring 170 of his on-set scripts and over 320 documents in total; a LeVar Burton TNG Starfleet tunic and a Brent Spiner TNG Starfleet uniform; the 66 in. long Enterprise-E Bridge Engineering Console from Star Trek: First Contact, which was also screen used in ST: Insurrection and ST: Nemesis; and a set of Jeri Ryan "Seven of Nine" production worn facial and hand appliances from Star Trek: Voyager.

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/4greepoiky

Presented below are the original auction catalog photos and descriptions for some selected lots of Trek memorabilia to be sold during Hollywood Auction 89.  Just click on any of the images below to view an enlarged version ...