Star Trek memorabilia goes underneath the hammer at Christies

(2 Aug 2006)
No re-use/re-sale with out clearance
1. WS Christies public sale home
2. Varied photographs the ‘Starship Enterprise’
three. SOUNDBITE (English) Helen Bailey (Christie’s Division Head of Widespread Leisure Memorabilia), on the public sale and what’s in it:
“We’ve got issues from each tv sequence and each movie and so all elements are represented. We’ve got fashions, now we have set furnishings, now we have captains chairs, we have weapons. You title it, we have it. ”
four. Varied photographs ‘Star Trek’ memorabilia
5. SOUNDBITE (English) Helen Bailey, on the varied starship Enterprise fashions up for public sale and the way a lot it’s anticipated to fetch:
“Fashions of ships, now we have 4 fashions of the starship Enterprise utilized in varied sequence. A very powerful one is one which was used within the opening title sequence of ‘The Subsequent Technology’ and that is obtained an estimate on it of twenty-five to thirty-five thousand, however I can see it actually making extra that that on the day. We have additionally obtained some captain’s chairs as properly and now we have just about incarnation of captain on the sequence. So now we have a reproduction of the unique sequence Captain Kirk chair. We’ve got one in all Captain Archer’s chairs from ‘Enterprise.’ We’ve got one in all Picard’s captain’s chairs from one of many motion pictures and we even have Captain Janeway’s chair from ‘Voyager.’ So just about all of the captains are represented there. ”
6. Varied photographs ‘Star Trek’ costumes
7. SOUNDBITE (English) Helen Bailey, on the costumes up for public sale:
“They’ve all been worn, a few of them present various levels of wear and tear. We’ve got some costumes that had been distressed and blown up and dirtied and issues like that so a few of these are attention-grabbing. However yeah they’ve all been worn on the set and within the filming.”
eight. Varied photographs ‘Star Trek’ costumes
9. SOUNDBITE (English) Helen Bailey, on the general value of the gathering:
“The entire sale is estimated at one to 1 and a half million dollars, however normally with gross sales of this nature the place there is a single proprietor or it is a single style like ‘Star Trek,’ the momentum behind the sale actually tends to push the costs up. So I feel we’ll be doing over the 1.5 million I am positive. ”
10. Varied photographs ‘Star Trek’ costumes
11. SOUNDBITE (English) Helen Bailey on who they count on to purchase the objects :
“It is followers and collectors alike. The estimates begin at 100 dollars so it is fairly reasonably priced for all followers. Then you definitely’ll most likely get a few of the critical movie memorabilia and ‘Star Trek’ memorabilia collectors too which will likely be going for the upper priced items. ”
12. Varied photographs ‘Star Trek’ props
13. SOUNDBITE (English) Helen Bailey, on why Star Trek was such a preferred tv sequence:
“It is such a cultural phenomenon actually, ‘Star Trek.’ I feel one of the vital necessary issues about it and why it has gone on being so well-liked is that it appeals to each totally different technology due to the truth that totally different generations grew up with totally different TV sequence. Everybody’s obtained their favorite present from once they had been rising up and first noticed it on the tv, so the truth that it’s multi-generational I feel helps delay its life span if you happen to like. However yeah I imply are you able to think about a life earlier than ‘Star Trek’ when you recognize nobody knew what ‘beam me up Scotty’ meant?”
14. Varied photographs the ‘Starship Enterprsie’
After forty years of travelling by means of star techniques, beaming right down to planets, and discovering new additional terrestrial life kinds, the ‘Star Trek’ crews of the Enterprise, Voyager and Deep Area 9 have acquired lots of house junk.

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