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

Friday, December 7, 2018

Star Trek: Discovery Michelle Yeoh Emperor Georgiou Costume and Regalia


Presented below are some detailed photos of an elaborate Michelle Yeoh screen worn Terran Empire costume used in her portrayal of Emperor Philippa Georgiou in multiple first season episodes of Star Trek: Discovery.  This costume features a black jumpsuit, consisting of leather and custom dyed fabric, that is accented with an ornate gold chest armor piece and a floor-length flowing gold Emperor's robe.  It was part of an impressive Discovery-themed prop and costume exhibit at the Creation Official 2018 Star Trek Las Vegas Convention that took place from August 1 - 5 at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Nevada.  Accompanying the costume photos are images of several pieces of royal weaponry; including a sword, dagger, mace and throwing star, to complete the presentation.  Star Trek: Discovery will begin its second season broadcasts next month on January 17, 2019, and can be viewed exclusively on the CBS All Access streaming video on demand service....










































Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Star Trek: Discovery Sonequa Martin-Green Terran Empire Captain's Uniform


Presented below are some detailed photos of a Sonequa Martin-Green screen worn two-piece Terran Empire Captain's uniform used in her portrayal of Michael Burnham in multiple first season episodes of Star Trek: Discovery.  This costume features a black jumpsuit, consisting of leather and custom dyed fabric, that is accented with ornate gold chest and sleeve armor pieces.  It was part of an impressive Discovery-themed prop and costume exhibit at the Creation Official 2018 Star Trek Las Vegas Convention that took place from August 1 - 5 at the Rio All-Suites Hotel and Casino in Nevada.  The series will begin its second season broadcasts next month on January 17, 2019, and can be viewed exclusively on the CBS All Access streaming video on demand service....













Monday, December 3, 2018

Profiles In History - Dec. 11 - 14, 2018 - Hollywood Auction 96 - Star Trek Preview

On Thursday, December 13th at 11:00 am PST, Day 3 of Profiles In History's "Hollywood Auction 96" will commence at Profiles headquarters in Calabasas, CA. A total of 70 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.

Highlights from Star Trek: The Original Series include a white U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Chair from "The Cage" and "Where No Man Has Gone Before"; a Type II Phaser Pistol; a 3rd season William Shatner Captain Kirk Starfleet command tunic with provenance from the 1993 William Ware Theiss estate auction; a pair of Leonard Nimoy worn Spock ears; a set of colored resin Enterprise bridge panel buttons; and a Tribble from the fan favorite 2nd season episode "The Trouble with Tribbles".

Other highlights from the more recent Star Trek television series and feature films include a Leonard Nimoy Spock Starfleet uniform from Star Trek: TMP; several Type II phaser lots from productions such as Star Trek 3: The Search for Spock, Star Trek: First Contact, and Star Trek Into Darkness; a 75" U.S.S. Enterprise NCC 1701 filming miniature from Star Trek: DS9; and a combination lot of historic Enterprise-E bridge workstations from the last three TNG-crew based feature films that includes the Captain's Chair along with both the Ops and Conn Consoles, originally sold in the historic Christie's "40 Years of Star Trek" 2006 auction.

Interested bidders may sign up to participate live online in this exciting offering of Star Trek props, costumes and artwork on the icollector.com website at: http://www.icollector.com/Hollywood-Auction-96_as56103

Presented below are the original auction catalog photos and descriptions for some selected lots of Trek memorabilia to be sold during Hollywood Auction 96.  Just click on any of the images below to view an enlarged version ...