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

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Profiles In History - December 2018 - Hollywood Auction 96 - Star Trek Results

Presented below is the complete set of final prices realized for the 70 lots of Star Trek memorabilia that were offered in Profiles In History's Hollywood Auction 96; which concluded this afternoon in a live online bidding session at icollector.com.

The Original Series memorabilia performed exceptionally well, with Lot 1522, the Type II Phaser Pistol selling for an astounding $204,800 (with a high bid of $160,000 + $44,800 buyers premium) and Lot 1523, the William Shatner 3rd Season Captain Kirk tunic realizing a final price of $76,800 (on a high bid of $60,000 plus a $16,800 buyers premium).  Lot 1579, a hero illuminating Starfleet Phaser from Star Trek: Into Darkness sold for $15,360 and Lot 1574, a Star Trek: Original Series-style U.S.S. Enterprise NCC 1701 filming miniature from Star Trek: DS9 witnessed a final price of $12,800.

The following results show both the high bids witnessed on the items as well as the 28% buyers premium.  Just click on any of the images below to view an enlarged version ...