A number of big pieces of Star Trek history are on the block this week and two separate auctions (on two different continents), including Khan’s costume from Star Trek II, Kirk’s costume from Star Trek III, two Riker uniforms (and more from Jonathan Frakes) personal collection, plus original props, scripts and other unique Trek items. More details below.
Shatner’s STIII Costume and more Trek memorabilia at UK Prop Store Auction – October 16
On Thursday the UK’s Prop Store is holding a live auction of Film and TV artifacts, which includes a number of pieces of Star Trek memorabilia. The highlight William Shatner’s Star Trek III costume which is expected to fetch between £10,000 – £12,000, with a starting bid of £5,000.
There are also some scripts and matte concept paintings from Star Trek II and III available. For more about the auction (including how to bid online) visit the PropStore site.
Frakes Collection & Khan Costume At Profiles Auction – October 19
And starting on October 17th, Profiles in History is holding a 3 day Hollywood Auction. On Sunday the auction will feature a number of Star Trek lots. The highlight is Khan’s costume worn by Ricardo Montalban in Star Trek II (starting bid $30,000).
Another major costume up this Sunday at Profiles is a TNG Picard uniform worn by Patrick Stewart (starting bid $6,000).
The auction also features a number of lots from Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Jonathan Frakes’ personal collection, including his Star Trek Generations Riker uniform (starting bid $6,000) and a TNG Riker uniform (starting bid $8,000).
There are 20 lots in total from Frakes’ personal collection up for sale including signed and unsigned scripts, movie set design blue-prints, director’s chairs and even some of his own Star Trek collectibles.
More info on the Profiles Hollywood auction (including how to bid online) at the official Profiles site.