4:55pm PT by Aaron Couch
10 of the Most Expensive 'Star Trek' Items Ever Auctioned
Star Trek fans really are willing to put their money where their mouth is.
In honor of Trek's 50th anniversary, auction house Profiles in History is sharing the ten most expensive pieces of Star Trek memorabilia it has helped auction off. Check out the goods below, and be sure to set your phasers to "jealous."
10. "Naiskos" game and pieces from Star Trek: The Next Generation. Sold for $57,000 in summer 2016. (All photos courtesy of Profiles in History.)
Why is this a big deal? Look no further than Picard's excitement.
9. Perhaps that wasn't action-oriented enough for you? Hero Phaser pistol used by Kirk (William Shatner) in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan sold for $57,500 in 2001.
8. But that's hardly the most expensive Kirk item sold at auction. Kirk's Starfleet tunic and pants from the original Star Trek series sold for $72,000 in summer 2016.
7. Another original series item, a Klingon Battle Cruiser model, sold for $74,750 in March 2006.
6. Phasers apparently get more valuable with age, as this original series weapon sold for $78,000 in 2011, topping the Wrath of Khan phaser by a few grand.
5. One lucky fan was able to go home with Balok's puppet head from the original series' "The Corbomite Maneuver" for the sweet price of $80,500 in June 2010. Just don't let it startle you when you walk in the room.
4. One fan paid $92,000 in 2003 for a piece of the original U.S.S. Enterprise — specifically the original series' command module.
3. But what's more valuable than the keys to a starship? How about Mr. Spock's (Leonard Nimoy) second season tunic? It sold for $114,000 in 2012.
2. Spock's season 3 tunic sold for even more, going for $123,250 nine years earlier in 2003.
1. But the most valuable item? The command chair and platform from the original series, which went for an impressive $304,750 in 2002.