|**400 ARTIFACTS FROM STAR TREK (2009) & STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS (2013) SOLD AT AUCTION FOR $1,000,000**
MORE THAN 700 BIDDERS COMPETED FOR ITEMS FROM THE FILMS – INCLUDING CAPTAIN KIRK’S ENTERPRISE CAPTAIN’S COMMAND UNIFORM
Prop Store, one of the world’s leading film and TV memorabilia companies, in association with Paramount Pictures, hosted an exclusive live auction event of original props, costumes and set decoration pieces used in the making of Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness.
400 lots were auctioned off on Saturday 2nd December 2017 at Prop Store’s auction facility in Valencia, Los Angeles County, USA.
The auction lots offered were all authentic pieces used in the making of the current series of Star Trek films, and have been in storage with the studio since production ended in 2012.
Some of the memorable items sold from the films included:
All figures stated are the total sale prices paid by the buyer, which include the buyer’s premium
Star Trek is the 2009 reboot of the beloved science-fiction franchise that recast the main characters of the original Star Trek television series. The film was critically acclaimed and grossed over $385 million in worldwide box office; it was also the first Star Trek film to win an Academy Award, for Best Makeup. The follow-up film, Star Trek Into Darkness, grossed over $467 million worldwide and is the highest-grossing Star Trek film to date.
Brandon Alinger, Prop Store COO, commented on the auction: “Star Trek fans from around the world came together today to participate in our Star Trek Live Auction, where they bid for the chance to take home costumes and props from all their favorite characters. Everyone at Prop Store is a great fan of Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness, so it’s been a privilege working with this collection and we’re delighted to see the pieces make their way to the passionate Star Trek fan base.”