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Welcome to the worldwide home for people who love antique phonographs, gramophones and records!
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.
Learn more about antique phonographs and gramophones through our website
CURRENT APS MEMBERS ALSO ENJOY The Antique Phonograph which 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.

Welcome to the Antique Phonograph Society

magazine_12We are a worldwide society of 1000+ members who share a passion for the preservation of antique phonographs, gramophones and records. We encourage, promote, publish and present research on the history of sound recording and reproduction, including the machines that create and preserve these wonderful voices and sounds. To that end, our Society maintains informative articles on its website which are open to the public, as well as an exhaustive online searchable archive of over 20,000 pages of phonograph and record research material available to members.
We publish a full-color quarterly journal called The Antique Phonograph. The APS also sponsors an annual antique phonograph/record Expo and banquet, to which all are welcome.

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RCA PORTABLES OF THE 1930s and 1940s

RCA PORTABLES OF THE 1930s and 1940s By Tom Bergen   RCA PORTABLE — 1930s & 1940s This is a history of RCA Victor portable phonographs produced after Victor Victrola was bought out…
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APS Price Guide – Public View (DRA...

APS Price Guide Spreadsheet By Michael Sherman This is a work-in-progress document. Comments can be directed to priceguide@antiquephono.org
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“Accent On Phonographs” at Grayslake Antique Market 08 Sep 2018

“Accent On Phonogra...

Grayslake Antique Market presents an “Accent on Phonographs” Date: September 8-9, 2018 All APS Society members are invited to attend and be part of the 2018 Grayslake, IL Antique Market with…
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