June Star Trek Charity Auction – Contains Lots From Roddenberry Estate, William Shatner & 2009 Star Trek Movie April 26, 2010by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Conventions/Events/Attractions,DS9,Memorabilia,Star Trek (2009 film),TNG,TOS,Trek Franchise , trackback
In June Julien’s Auctions will be holding an auction of items from the estate of Gene and Majel Roddenberry, from William Shatner and from JJ Abrams & Paramount. The lots, on auction to benefit charity, will range from personal items from Roddenberry’s office, to costumes from the 2009 Star Trek movie, to William Shatner’s motorcycle.
Star Trek Auction – June 27th in Las Vegas
The Julien’s Star Trek Auction will be held at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas on Sunday, June 27th. The bulk of the auction will be items from the estate of Gene and Majel Roddenberry. In addition the auction will included items from William Shatner and a number of lots from the 2009 Star Trek movie, provided by JJ Abrams and Paramount.
A dress worn by Majel Barrett Roddenberry in "Star Trek: The Next Generation" and a jacket worn by Leonard Nimoy in "Star Trek 2009" – part of Star Trek Auction this summer
Roddenberry Estate items
The lots from the Roddenberry estate include personal effects, furnishings, memorabilia, books and Star Trek related items from Gene and Majel Roddenberry’s Bel Air home, where the couple lived, including items from his library and office. All told there will be around 200-300 total items from the estate.
Items from Gene Roddenberry’s office being auctioned for charity
Highlights from Roddenberry’s Bel Air home include: a Gene Roddenberry hand annotated script from Star Trek: The Next Generation (Est. $2,000/$3,000), costumes worn by Majel Barrett Roddenberry as she portrayed Lwaxana Troi in both Star Trek The Next Generation and Deep Space Nine (Est. $800/$1,200), a copy of “I Sing The Body Electric” inscribed to Gene Roddenberry by Ray Bradbury (Est. $1,000/$1,500), a Peabody award for Star Trek The Next Generation episode “The Big Good-bye” (Est. $400/$600), the remaining archive of Lincoln Enterprises Star Trek film clip collection (Est. $2,000/$3,000), cast bronze sculpture after Frederic Remington (Est. $2,000/$3,000), cast bronze figure after Auguste Moreau (Est. $600/$800), Steinway and Sons baby grand piano ($8,000/$10,000) and other fine & decorative art pieces. All proceeds from the Roddenberry auction will go to a charity chosen by the Roddenberry estate.
Star Trek model from Gene Roddenberry’s office
Star Trek 2009 items
In addition to the Roddenberry collection, JJ Abrams and Paramount have provided a number of items from the Star Trek movie to be auctioned for charity. Highlights include wardrobe worn by franchise legend Leonard Nimoy (see above – Est. $5,000/$7,000) and Starfleet cadet costumes as worn by Zoe Saldana and Chris Pine (below – Est. $500/$1,000). There are also Enterprise and Kelvin uniforms and a Romulan uniform.
Cadet uniforms up for auction
In addition to costumes, there are also some set pieces and props, including a bridge chair from the U.S.S. Kelvin. Props include a Romulan Rifle (Est. $2,000/$2,500), a Starfleet Medical Tricoder (Est. $1,500/$1,750), a Klingon Disruptor (Est. $500/$1,000) and more.
Star Trek 2009 Klingon disruptor can be yours
Also included will be eight one-of-a-kind artist rendered U.S.S. Enterprise models built by Quantum Mechanix and painted by artists from around the world (Est. $2,000/$2,500). These artist Enterprises were used to promote the Star Trek film in 2009. All of the Star Trek 2009 items are being auctioned to benefit Children’s Defense Fund (childrensdefense.org) and Student Veterans of America (studentveterans.org).
And finally, the June 27th auction will include some items provided by William Shatner. Leading the collection of William Shatner is his 2005 FXDC Dyna Super Glide Custom Harley Davidson (Est. $12,000/$14,000). Boldly go where no man has gone before… riding William Shatner’s motorcycle; the first FX Super Glide was produced by Harley Davidson in 1971. Also included are his Golden Globe nomination certificates for Boston Legal (Est. $300/$500), “Rescue 911” pinball machine (Est. $1,000/$1,500), William Shatner original “Walk of Fame” plaque when he received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in May 1983 (Est. $150/$300) and various ephemera from his personal collection relating to Star Trek and other productions from his career.
Shatner’s hog up for auction
To commemorate this historic event, William Shatner will be available for photo ops and autographs on Thursday June 24th at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino. A portion of the proceeds from the Shatner items ill go to the Hollywood Charity Horse Show (horseshow.org).
Shatner’s Walk of Fame plaque – ready to sell
Auction in June – can bid online
The Star Trek auction will be held on June 27th in Las Vegas at Planet Hollywood. More information on the Roddenberry/Shatner auction and the Star Trek 2009 auction can be found at juliensauctions.com
All of the items from the auction will be on display at Planet Hollywood starting 14th. Bidding can be done at the auction, or via online proxy bidding. Printed and online catalogs for the full auction will be available in May. You can pre-order the catalog for $50 at juliensauctions.com/shop.
Julien’s 2010 Star Trek Auction Catalog