A Collector's Trek #7: The TMP Happy Meal Promotion

In the most recent installment of A Collector’s Trek, we examined some of the odder items released to promote Star Trek: The Motion Picture. This time around, we’re going to take a look at perhaps the most...

December 15, 2012

A Collector's Trek #6: Wacky TMP Merchandise

I hate to begin another blog entry with a reference to Star Wars, but when you’re talking about merchandise based on Star Trek: The Motion Picture, it is a little difficult to discuss one without mentioning the ...

November 21, 2011

A Collector's Trek #5: Lincoln Enterprises Merchandise

Way back in 1977, a little movie called Star Wars ruled the world. It seemed everyone had Star Wars fever, seeing the film multiple times and buying up every piece of licensed merchandise that they could get their han...

September 07, 2011

A Collector's Trek #4: Remco Toys Of The 1970’s

  As we discussed in last month’s blog entry, Azrak-Hamway Incorporated’s acquisition of Remco Toys in 1974 led to quite an expansive range of bargain Star Trek rack toys. While Azrak-Hamway put out ...

July 29, 2011

A Collector's Trek #3: 1970's AHI Rack Toys

  Picture this: You are a Trek-crazed child growing up in the 1970's. The show has become a syndication sensation, and your young mind simply cannot get enough of Kirk and Spock's adventures. Whenever the show a...

June 20, 2011

Guest Blog: A Collector’s Trek #2

  Do you remember when Captain Kirk took to the skies in his Astrocopter, dropping bombs on unsuspecting foes? No? Then perhaps you recall an adventure where Spock donned his garish Astro-Helmet to protect his p...

May 26, 2011

Guest Blog: A Collector's Trek #1

The Unproduced Palisades Toys Captain Kirk and Gene Roddenberry Action Figure Set  The Star Trek collectible market has changed a lot over the years. During the show’s original run in the late 1960’s...

April 07, 2011