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Photos: 'Star Trek' props live long and prosper

To drum up interest in the auction, Christie's is planning to send the memorabilia on tour around the United States and Europe.

This uniform was well worn by Patrick Stewart. Christie's description: "Captain Picard's complete first season Starfleet jumpsuit uniform, including four pips on the collar indicating rank of captain, Velcro-attached Starfleet communicator emblem, label inscribed 40 Patrick 014; with corresponding custom-made boots, labeled Patrick Stewart and custom made Willie's of Hollywood--worn by Patrick Stewart as Captain Picard. Estimate: $8,000-$12,000."

Christie's Images Ltd. 2006

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