News-Antique.com - Oct 21,2010 - He was the green-blooded, pointy-eared, extraterrestrial millions tuned into watch on the Star Trek TV series every week. Even though Mr. Spock never actually saved humanity from evil doers, got beamed up to a civilization more evolved than our own or less fit for habitation, no one really cared.
He was Spock—the clear-headed, rational and no monkey-business type guy you wanted around when you were in a jam. His unshakable composure was hard to come by--even on television.
“If someone came up to me and said, “You can’t be Leonard Nimoy anymore. But you can be anyone else you want I wouldn’t hesitate a beat with my answer. I’d want to be Spock. I like and respect and admire him,” the actor said about his TV character Spock.
And then there’s the whole merchandizing end of Star Trek. Everything from comic books to action figures flooded the market.
The most desirable collectibles are going to be items directly related to the characters and the making of the series and films. Costumes, props like phasers, rifles, badges, tricoders, communicators, all these items are hot.
On June 27 Julien’s Auctions featured a Star Trek auction at Planet Hollywood.
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