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"Star Trek" phaser fetches $231,000 at U.S. auction

Posted: Sun Apr 07, 2013 1:51 pm
by roguetrooper2
"Star Trek" phaser fetches $231,000 at U.S. auction
Reuters) - Set phasers to sell - and sell big.

Captain Kirk's "Star Trek" phaser gun from the second pilot of the wildly popular 1960s television series sold for a hefty $231,000 on Saturday in Los Angeles, Julien's Auctions said.

The phaser, created at the request of "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry for use by William Shatner, who played Kirk in the beloved sci-fi show, had been estimated to sell for about $50,000, but achieved more than four times that including commission.

Re: "Star Trek" phaser fetches $231,000 at U.S. auction

Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 4:44 am
by Travis Knight
Wow. I've payed for special editions of games to get silly props (like the helmet from Halo 3), but I can't imagine paying a quarter million for a prop!

Props to him/her?

Re: "Star Trek" phaser fetches $231,000 at U.S. auction

Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 1:39 pm
by XidanePayne
Travis Knight wrote:Wow. I've payed for special editions of games to get silly props (like the helmet from Halo 3), but I can't imagine paying a quarter million for a prop!

Props to him/her?
You like the word "props" don't cha? :lol:

Halo 3 helmet...? Why are you not on your way with giving it to me huh?

But jesus.... you've gotta be rich to spend that much money on a prop..... Lucky fan i guess :lol: