Ten Most Collectible Original Star Trek TV Guide Covers

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Original Star Trek TV Guide-type magazine covers are valuable. TV Guide, TV Magazine, TV Week, Teleguide, TV Weekly, TV Times and TV Channels are among the top titles.

The original Star Trek television series (1966-69) is always huge with collectors. Of particular interest are TV Guide covers and other TV listings-type magazines featuring Star Trek cast members.

Here are ten outstanding and valuable Star Trek TV Guide/TV listings magazine covers from the 1960s and ‘70s that are sure to attract collectors of the classic Gene Roddenberry science fiction series. Also included is a Star Trek TV Guide cover value list. Live long and prosper…

TV Guide, March 4, 1967

This issue marks the first appearance of Star Trek on the cover of Triangle Publications’ TV Guide. William Shatner (Captain James T. Kirk) and Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock) are the magazine’s real photo cover subjects. Approximate value in top condition: $150-170.

William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, TV Guide, March 4, 1967 (Triangle Publications, Inc.)

TV Guide, November 18, 1967

William Shatner (Kirk) and Leonard Nimoy (Spock) grace the illustrated cover of this TV Guide issue. Approximate value in top condition: $70-80.

TV Guide, August 24, 1968

William Shatner (Kirk), Leonard Nimoy (Spock) and DeForest Kelley (Dr. Leonard H. “Bones” McCoy) appear on the cover of this classic illustrated TV Guide cover. Approximate value in top condition: $80-90.

TV Magazine, September 4, 1966

William Shatner (Kirk) is the lone cover subject of this magazine, issued as a weekly TV listings supplement for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Approximate value in top condition: $40-60.

TV Week, March 9, 1968

Leonard Nimoy (Spock) graces the cover of this Australian TV listings magazine which features the inside story, “Star Trek’s Rocky Romances.” Approximate value in top condition: $65-80.

TV Magazine, October 23, 1966

Leonard Nimoy (Spock), making repairs to the USS Enterprise, is the featured cover subject of this supplement to the New York World-Journal Tribune. Approximate value in top condition: $85-100.

Teleguide, September 28, 1969

Leonard Nimoy (Spock), who is also mentioned for his role as the Great Paris in TV’s Mission: Impossible, is the chosen cover subject for this issue of CHBC-TV’s Teleguide, a Canadian publication which served the Okanagan Television System. Approximate value in top condition: $75-90.

TV Weekly, September 1, 1969

The Star Trek cast graces the cover of this TV listings magazine published in New Zealand. Approximate value in top condition: $85-95.

Teleguide, January 18, 1970

William Shatner (Kirk) is at the helm and on the cover of CHBC-TV’s Teleguide, published in Canada. Approximate value in top condition: $35-50.

TV Weekly, October 14, 1968

Nichelle Nichols as Lieutenant Nyota Uhura graces the cover of this New Zealand-based publication. Approximate value in top condition: $65-80.

Other Valuable 1960s and ‘70s Star Trek TV Guide Covers

  • TV Week, Cleveland Plain Dealer, January 20, 1967, Grace Lee Whitney as Yeoman Janice Rand ($25-40)
  • TV Times, Los Angeles Times, October 2, 1966, William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk ($50-65)
  • TV Magazine, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 12, 1967, William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk and Grace Lee Whitney as Yeoman Janice Rand ($55-70)
  • TV Week, Newfoundland Herald, March 26, 1977, Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock ($45-60)
  • TV Times, Los Angeles Times, August 19, 1973, Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock and William Shatner as Captain James T. Kirk for the animated Star Trek series ($50-75)
  • TV Week, Chicago Tribune, July 22, 1973, cast of the animated Star Trek series ($75-125)
  • TV Channels, Houston Post, August 13, 1967, Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock ($85-100)

Top Image

  • Cast of the original Star Trek, l-r: James Doohan, Walter Koenig, DeForest Kelley, Grace Lee Whitney, William Shatner, Nichelle Nichols, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei (NBC-TV)

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