I bought this kit at a model shop in OKC's Shepherd Mall, back when it was a retail location. (For the past 10+ years it's been home to government offices.)
I bought and built it as part of my costume for our skit, "Star Track," which I mostly wrote. The group was the United Methodist Student Movement at Oklahoma City University, which had a skit night every year for fraternities, sororities, and other groups to show off at.
This was about 1975, and I was Mr. Spot. The silly skit used a lot of (rewritten) Gilbert & Sullivan songs as content. My solo was, "I'm Called Mister Pointy-Ears," based of course on "Little Buttercup."
The biggest laugh of the skit came after I finished my song. Captain Crook turns to Dr "Groans" McClown and says, "Groans, can't you help him?" To which Dr. McClown snaps back, "I'm a doctor, not a voice teacher!"
This is what the set looks like in 2013. The rectangular patch just above the phaser handle is Velcro to hold it onto a belt. There's a similar piece of Velcro on back of the communicator.
At the top of the photo is the "medical scanner" I made for Scott Tyra, who played Dr McClown in the skit. It's made from a cassette-recorder mike, with pieces of phono-plug connectors stuck into each end.
Someday I will scan or type up "Star Track" and inflict it upon a sleeping world.
See you Monday, for a new (re-released) music compilation of music that's better than a transporter beam to take me back.