This summer Julien’s Auctions is hosting a Summer Entertainment Sale and Star Trek Auction, including several pieces from Gene Roddenberry’s estate, as well as donations from William Shatner. The auction will be held Sunday June 27, 2010, at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, with proceeds donated to charity. Items up for auction include scripts, costumes, memorabilia, and other personal items from the Roddenberry’s home. William Shatner has also consigned some of his belongings, including his custom Harley Davidson motorcycle, “Walk of Fame” plaque, and other items from his personal collection. Partial proceeds from William Shatner’s pieces go to benefit “The Hollywood Horse Show”.
From the Julien’s Auctions press release:
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.
In addition to the Gene Roddenberry items, up for auction will be 25 props and costumes from the 2009 movie Star Trek, directed by J.J. Abrams. Props include starfleet insignia badges, phaser, tricorder, and Romulan weapons. Costumes worn by Leonard Nimoy, Zoe Saldana, and Chris Pine are also included. Proceeds from the auction benefit Children’s Defense Fund and Student Veterans of America.
Previews of the Gene Roddenberry/ Star Trek collection begin April 30 at Ponte 16 in Macau, China, and then at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas June 14.
For more details about the auction and the included items, visit the Julien’s Auction website.