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, November 13, 2021

Heritage November 7, 2021 The Azarian Collection Auction - Star Trek Results

Presented below is the complete set of final prices realized for the 28 lots of Star Trek memorabilia that were offered in the Heritage November 7, 2021 The Azarian Collection Auction; which took place last Sunday with a live online bidding session at the HeritageLive!  (www.HA.com/Live) auction site.

The most expensive item in the sale was the record-shattering William Shatner Phaser Rifle prop used in the 2nd TOS pilot "Where No Man Has Gone Before", which realized a final price of $615,000 (including a 23% buyers premium).  Lot 89853, a Leonard Nimoy Original Series "Spock" Tunic sold for $45,000; followed by Lot 89854, a DeForest Kelley TOS "Doctor McCoy" Starfleet uniform (with surgical tunic and pants) which realized $31,250; and Lot 89857, a U.S.S. Enterprise Bridge Chair from The Original Series which witnessed a price of $42,500.

It is noted that the William Shatner "Capt. James T. Kirk" 3rd Season Signed TOS Starfleet Tunic and Boots, which was passed during the live online bidding session, did successfully sell for $50,000 (including buyers premium) as a Post Auction Buy for Direct Sale within 24 hours of the completion of live bidding.

The following results show the final amounts realized for the various memorabilia lots, which includes the standard 25% buyers premium that is charged on items selling for less than $300,000.  Just click on any of the images below to view an enlarged version ...