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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.
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.

Latest Articles

Antique Phonograph Society Publication C...

Antique Phonograph Society Publication Cross Reference   Subject Index to Past Issues 2004 – 2016Click Here for the Subject Index to The Sound Box / The Antique…
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The Talking Machine Encyclopedia Book

The Talking Machine Encyclopedia Book   The Talking Machine Encyclopedia Book The Talking Machine Encyclopedia Book Click Here for the…
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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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Latest Events
2019 APS Expo & Banquet 10 Aug 2019

2019 APS Expo & Banq...

The Antique Phonograph Society Annual Banquet, Show & Sale will be held August 10-11, 2019 at the UFCW Union Hall, 8530 Stanton Ave, Buena Park, California. As always, expect…
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