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We are a worldwide society of collectors who share a passion for the preservation of antique phonographs, gramophones and records
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Do you love old records and the machines that play them?
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The Grammy Awards are named after the gramophone, the full name of the very first disc-playing phonograph.
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The Antique Phonograph is the foremost journal devoted exclusively to antique phonographs, gramophones, records and recording artists. It is where original research and the newest discoveries are published.
52 pages, full color, published quarterly. Included with your membership to The Antique Phonograph Society.

Welcome to the Antique Phonograph Society

magazine_12We are a worldwide society of collectors who share a passion for the preservation of antique phonographs and records. We provide a quarterly journal called The Antique Phonograph (formerly known as The Sound Box). The Antique Phonograph is full color, 52 pages in length, and contains in-depth articles related to all facets of our hobby. All types of talking machines from around the world are represented in The Antique Phonograph, including Edison, Victor, Columbia, Brunswick, Sonora, Berliner, Zonophone, and rare smaller brands of disc and cylinder models. Early records and recording artists are occasionally featured, including historic photos, documents, and images of surviving artifacts. All members of The Antique Phonograph Society are encouraged to contribute original material for inclusion in our journal. With the merger of the Antique Phonograph Society and the Michigan Antique Phonograph Society, The Antique Phonograph now contains content material from the MAPS long-time publication, In the Groove.

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Grayslake Presentation/WI...

Grayslake Antique Market presents an “Accent on Phonographs” Date: September 12-13, 2015 All APS Society members are invited to participate in the 2015 Grayslake, IL Antique Market with an accent on:…
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