Collecting Star Trek Limited Edition Collector Plates by Hamilton and much More
Collecting Star Trek Limited Edition Collector Plates by is a Fun Hobby
Collecting Star Trek Limited Edition Collector Plates by Hamilton is a good hobby. A great way to remember Kirk, Mr. Spock, Scotty, Sulu, Uhura, Chekov, Dr. McCoy & the rest of the cast of Star Trek.
I remember the first Star Trek plates I collected were the eight 1983 STAR TREK plates by Susie Morton, by Ernst for Paramount Pictures Corporation. They were some of the earliest Star Trek plates made by Ernst for Hamilton Collection Plates. In this remarkable and beautiful set you have Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, Dr. Bones, Uhura, Chekov, Sulu, and Scotty, and the group plate "Beam Us Down Scotty".
Captain Kirk of Star Trek on his Commemorative Plate
Collecting Star Trek Limited Edition Collector Plates Hamilton Collection
Kirk represents the Blend of Humanity and Scientific Perspective
Captain James Kirk embodies most every positive characteristic of a good leader; wisdom, knowledge, strength, the ability to react quickly in a crisis, and perhaps most important of all - true concern for his crew and for his fellow man. And in this demanding role, William Shatner has earned well deserved praise for nearly three decades of "Star Trek". Episode after episode, Captain Kirk's actions shaped the fate of Starship Enterprise. From the beginning, Kirk's role was the starring one, and yet the actor Shatner has always been highly skilled at interacting with this excellent crew - especially Spock and Dr. McCoy, his closet confidants. Perhaps more than any other character; Kirk represents the blend of humanity and scientific perspective which has won "Star Trek" its enduring, international audience.
Captain Kirk the Seventh Issue in the Collection
William Shatner Captures the Spirit of "Star Trek" at Kirk
Although William Shatner has created many roles on stage, screen and television, he is beloved most for his portrayal of "Captain Kirk". And in the plate below Susie Morton, the renowned portraitist of the stars, has captured the warmth and the strength of this very familiar character. Ms. Morton studied dozens of photographs of Kirk before beginning her work. The result is a lifelike portrait, yet one which captures the spirit of "Star Trek" and its characters; strength, courage, adventure and optimism for the world of the future.
Kirk the Capable and Versatile Captain of the Ship
Certificate of Authenticity, Captain Kirk Commander
The Vulcan Science Officer had an Enthusiastic Following
From the very first episode of Star Trek on September 8, 1966, the Vulcan Science Officer of the Starship Enterprise won a large and enthusiastic following. Mr. Spock, with his unusual countenance and highly-controlled emotions, soon became one of the most poplar Star Trek characters; viewers found him pointed ears and up-swept eye-brows intriguing, and all were astounded by his superior intellect.
The Hamilton Collections Presents Mr. Spock
Mr. Spock was a Stoic Scientist and the Ship's First Officer
Mr. Spock served as the stoic scientist and the ship's First Officer for the crew's adventures. His calm demeanor and logical reactions to stressful situations helped save the Enterprise and its mission in many episodes. With this plate for the first time every, the cool and commanding Mr. Spock was portrayed on a fine porcelain, limited-edition collector plate, by noted celebrity artist, Susie Morton.
Star Trek "Mr. Spock" Collector Plate, The Hamilton Collection.
Ms. Morton has Captured the very Essence of Spock
"Ms. Morton has captured the very essence of Spock in this colorful and true-to-life portrayal," said Bjo Trimble, A Star Trek authority. So Star Trek fans and established plate collectors will be sure to cherish this historic edition for generations tom come. "Mr. Spock" premieres a collection of eight issues entitled the Star Trek Plate Collection. Each will feature an original work by Susie Morton that captures the personality and charm of one of the main characters of the Star Trek television series Because of the superb artistry of Susie Morton and the immense polarity of its theme, this plate collection is no doubt one of the most important limited editions ever offered.
"Mr. Spock" was the first Ever Limited Edition Star Trek Plate
Artist Susie Morton studied Art at Ringling School of Art.
"Mr. Spock" was the first Ever Limited Edition Star Trek Plate.
"Mr. Spock" Issued with 90 firing Days, & Never to be Reopened.
The "Beam us down Scotty" plate measures approx. 8 1/2" around.
"Beam us down Scotty" by Susie Morton
In the photo above is a wonderful collector plate made by Hamilton Collection for Star Trek; this plate is titled "Beam us down Scotty" The beautiful artwork was done from Susie Morton a remarkable artist. It is the FIRST ISSUE in a series of eight awesome Star Trek commemorative plates. They were produced as a tribute to the crew of the original of the Starship Enterprise. This plates were limited to 90 firing days worldwide.This plate shows the cast from the original Star Trek Series. It is plate number 0001M and comes with certificate of authenticity, and is new and has never been displayed and still in the original box. Bought the lovely plate on EBay, The "Beam us down Scotty" plate measures approx. 8 1/2" around.
Beam Us Down Scotty by Susie Morton
The first Star Trek Limited Edition Collector Plates
In the 1980s Collectors were Privileged own Star Trek Plates
In the mid 1980s collectors were privileged to acquire colorful and well-crafted plates inspired by seven individuals whose adventurous personalities have made "Star Trek" one of the most popular entertainment phenomena of that era. And last, in the final flourish, famed artist Susie Morton created an ordinal masterwork depicting all seven featured performers of "Star Trek" call "Beam Us Down Scotty". One of the most frequently quoted expressions from "Star Trek" is "Beam me up, Scotty" - in which Starship Enterprise's futuristic equipment is used to transport crew members at lightning speeds. Here, the crew members ask Scotty to Beam them down and out of the sip perhaps to some new and untamed planet. Ms. Morton has portrayed, for the left, "Dr. McCoy," "Chekov," "Captain Kirk," 'Uhura," "Mr. Spock," "Sulu,' and "Scotty."
Here the Crew ask Scotty to Beam Us Down Scotty.
Plates that transmits Strength, Courage, Adventure, and Optimism
This creation marks the culmination of Susie Morton's months of study of the "Star Trek" crew and the actors who brought them to life. She has created these beloved characters on porcelain in her very realistic and colorful style. The result is true to life, yet as vivid and exciting as the spirit of "Star Trek" itself. All in all, this collection of eight plates transmits strength, courage, adventure, and optimism for the world of the future.
Certificate of Authenticity for "Beam Us Down Scotty"
The 1983 Star Trek Dr. McCoy in the Hamilton Collection Plate
Produced as a Tribute to the Crew of the Star-ship Enterprise.
The Certificate of Authenticity for the Dr. McCoy Medical Officer Plate in the photo above states that the numbered document certifies that the accompanying plate with matching number is the second issue in a series of eight plates produced as a tribute to the crew of the star-ship Enterprise. The artwork for this plate was created by celebrated artist Susie Morton on star date 0484.04. "Dr. McCoy" and each issue is this first ever Star Trek Plate Collections strictly limited to an edition of 90 firing days for worldwide distribution.
On the brochure that accompanied the plate the statement was ... The strong and likeable Medical Officer of Star-ship Enterprise, played so capably by veteran actor Deforest Kelley - comes alive on porcelain at the hands of famed portraitist of the stars Susie Morton.
The Physician of the Future, Dr. McCoy.
Dr. McCoy a Strong and Likeable Medical Officer.
The character of Dr. McCoy plays an essential role in the adventures of the Starship Enterprise, for his strength and Friendship offer constant support to Captain Kirk and Mr. Spock, among others. Known as "Bones" as an amusing and comment on his profession, Dr. McCoy provides much more than medical service to his fellow adventurers. Although he is cynical and a bit eccentric Dr. McCoy is a solid supporter of the mission of the Starship - "to boldly go where no man has gone before." "Star Trek" enthusiasts make much of his close relationships with Kirk and Spick, and speculate that McCoy indeed provides a great deal of stability for these futuristic voyagers.
Deforest Kelly a Capable Veteran Actor became Dr. McCoy.
The late actor Deforest Kelley truly had become "Dr. McCoy" in the hearts and minds of "Star Trek" enthusiasts everywhere. A gifted performer, he has starred in motion pictures, television and on the stage. But his most memorable role has been as Dr. McCoy. Portraitist Susie Morton has Portrayed Dr. McCoy accurately and in superb style. She studied dozens of photographs of Dr. McCoy before beginning her work. The Result is a life-like portrait, yet one which captures the spirit of "Star Trek" and its characters: strength, courage, adventure and optimism for the world of the future.
Some of my Collection of Star Trek Limited Edition Collector Plates
Collectible plates lot of 2 Star Trek "Scotty" & "Chekov" Hamilton Collection
Chekov Provides a Dash of Youthful Energy to Star Trek.
In contrast to the studied and predictable manner of a Spock or Captain Kirk, bold, young “Chekov” provides a dash of youthful energy and naïve ambition in the adventures of Starship Enterprise. Chekov is a Russian-born officer with a great deal of pride in his origins. He often rewrites Russian history to suit his own needs – calling nearly everything of value a “Russian invention.”\\Even though Chekov has his flaws, he has many admirable role models to learn form. The young Ensign - in addition to his overwhelming pride in being Russian - complains quite a lot and lets his eye for the ladies get him into trouble from time to time as well. But for all his youth and immaturity, Chekov’s bold nature sees him through.
Chekov the Sixth Issue in the Star Trek Plate Collection.
“Chekov” is one of the Best known “Star Trek” Characters
Actor Walter Koenig takes on the challenge of “Chekov” – one of the best known “Star Trek” characters to millions of enthusiasts all over the world. And now portraitist Susie Morton has recreated the handsome Ensign on porcelain in her very realistic and colorful style. Ms. Morton studies dozens of photographs of Chekov before beginning her work. The result is a live like portrait, yet one which captures the spirit of “Star Trek” and its characters, strength, courage, adventure and optimism for the world of the future.
Checkov the Brash and Handsome Young Ensign
The Late Actor James Doohan Truly became "Scotty"
“Beam me up, Scotty” is surely one of the best – know of all “Star Trek” catch phrases. Starship Enterprise’s crew members always are comforted to know that their erstwhile Engineering Officer: Montgomery “Scotty” Scott can whisk them to safety whenever things become too difficult outside the safety of the ship. And “Scotty” is also known for his adventurous nature. Like other members of the “Star Trek” crew, “Scotty” represents a specific ethnic group, joining forces with people of many different backgrounds “to boldly go where no man has gone before, “Scotty” and his crew mates, Sulu, Chekov, Uhura and others provide a solid backup for Captain Kirk, Mr. Shock and the other leading “Star Trek” characters.
Scotty the Fourth Issue in the Star Trek Plate Collection
The Man Who "Beams Up' The Enterprise Crew.
James Doohan, Captured on fine Porcelain as Scotty.
The late actor James Doohan truly had become “Scotty” to millions of “Star Trek” enthusiast all over the world. And now Susie Morton has portrayed Scotty in her special and realistic Style. Ms. Morton studied dozens of photographs of Scotty before beginning her work. The results is a lifelike portrait, yet one which captures the spirit of “Star Trek” and its characters; strength, courage, adventure and optimism for the world of the further.
Uhura The Beautiful and Talented Communications Officer
Lieutenant Uhura, the Communications Officer for the Enterprise
Lieutenant Uhura, the Communications Officer for Starship Enterprise, is an African citizen of the Bantu Nation of United Africa of the 23rd century. "Star Trek" episodes have revealed that her interest in communications began in childhood - thus she already was very proficient in her field when she joined the Space Service at age 18. Proud of her heritage, she wears African dress off duty and when relaxing.
Star Trek Collector Plate Uhura 1984 Hamilton Collection
Uhura is the Feminine word for "freedom" in Swahili
Uhura is the feminine word for "freedom" in Swahili, This attractive young lady is well-liked by the entire Enterprise crew, and during leisure hours she often is called upon to sing. One of the most interesting aspects of her singing is the ballads she preforms - some traditional Earth tunes and others which are favorites from a dozen different planets.
Created by Artist Susie Morton on Star Date 1084.10. "Uhura"
Actress Nichelle Nichols made "Uhura" Unique and Special
Actress Nichelle Nichols and "Uhura" now are indistinguishable in the minds and hearts of millions of "Star Trek" enthusiasts. And Susie Morton has portrayed Uhura in her unique and special portrait style. Ms. Morton studied dozens of photographs of Uhura before beginning her work. The result is a life-like portrait, yet one which captures the spirit of"star Trek" and its characters: strength, courage, adventure and optimism for the world of the future.
"Uhura" has matching numbers for the COA and the Plate
Sulu, the Third Issue in the Star Trek Plate Collection
The Hamilton Plate "Sulu" played by the gifted George Takei
The role of Sulu represents much more than "helmsman" for the Starship Enterprise and "Star Trek." As played by the gifted George Takei, "Sulu" exemplifies the cultural and racial diversity of the Enterprise crew. And in many episodes Sulu is called upon to display courage and cool-headed thinking as well as the humor for which he is most often remembered.
Sulu, a Heroic Helmsman of the Future on Star Trek
Takei's talents are Showcase in many "Star Trek" Episodes
From time to time, various aspects of Sulu's personality are revealed in "Star Trek" episodes which showcase Takei's talents. He faces the possibility of death with equanimity several times, displays his abilities with a sward, and even shows evidence of a swashbuckling, hero-type alter ego in an episode which reveals his inner nature.
The Exclusive Certificate of Authenticity for Sulu Helmsman
Portraitist Susie Morton portrayed Sulu in her Celebrated Style
Actor George Takei has long been fondly associated with the part of "Sulu" in the hearts and minds of "Star Trek" enthusiasts everywhere. And portraitist Susie Morton has portrayed Sulu in her celebrated style. She studied dozens of photographs of Sulu before beginning her work. The results is a lifelike portrait, yet one which captures the spirit of "Star Trek" and its characters: strength, courage, adventure and optimism for the world of the future.
Star Trek Limited Edition Signature Collector Plate of the USS Enterprise by the Hamilton Collection
The Star Trek Signature Plate a Beautiful Tribute to the Star Trek
In the Star Trek Signature plate in the two photos above you have a beautiful plate that has the factory imprinted signatures of William Shatner who was Captain Kirk, Leonard Nimoy who was Mr. Spock, Deforest Kelley who was Dr. McCoy, James Doohan who was Scotty, Nichelle Nichols who was Uhura, George Takei who was Sulu, Walter Koenig and who was Chekov, Gene Roddenberry who was the man who created Star Trek, and the plates talented artist Susie Morton. This is a marvelous large ten inch plate and it is a beautiful tribute to the spirit of Star Trek. You can still find these plates on EBay and other online sites and many have the original cardboard box and certificate of authenticity with the plate. The exquisite gold rim is made of real 23k gold.