Cinema Audio Society Display courtesy of APS

20 FebSaturday2016
Millennium Biltmore Hotel
Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA, 28 February 2016— The Antique Phonograph Society hosted an exhibition and demonstration of early sound devices at the Cinema Audio Society Awards on February 20 at the historic Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. To view some photos of interest, you may browse the following Dropbox link. Following is a… Read more »

2016 APS Annual Show and Sale

13 AugSaturday2016
UFCW Union Hall, 8530 Stanton Avenue
Buena Park, California

The Antique Phonograph Society Annual Banquet, Show & Sale will be held August 13-14, 2016 at the UFCW Union Hall, 8530 Stanton Ave, Buena Park, California. As always, expect dealers from all over North America to be offering a wide variety of items from the commonplace to the fabulously rare. Whether it be old recordings,… Read more »

Hoosier Antique Phonograph Society Sept. 2015 Meeting

27 SepSunday2015

HAPS Meeting & Grayslake Report By Richard Buck GRAYSLAKE SHOW REPORT: Grayslake Antique and Phonograph show was held September 12-13. There were perhaps 10-12 phonograph and record vendors with hundreds of antique vendors. As always, I had a great time. John Hauger gave a talk on the music of WWI, playing 78s and cylinders on… Read more »

WIMAPS Sept. 2015 Meeting & Grayslake Show

12 SepSaturday2015

Report on the Grayslake Antiques Show and Meeting – September 12-13, 2015 Reported by Scott Malawski The Grayslake Antiques Show with an accent on antique phonographs was held on September 12-13 at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake, IL. Zurko Productions, the sponsors of the show, once again requested the Wisconsin & Illinois Musical Antique… Read more »

Grayslake Presentation/WIMAPS Meeting

12 SepSaturday2015

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: Antique Phonographs. The show venue is a large air conditioned show barn with excellent loading facilities at the Lake County Fairgrounds. Regular scheduled events… Read more »

WIMAPS July 4, 2015 Meeting

04 JulSaturday2015

WIMAPS REPORT BY Scott Malawski July 4, 2015 Meeting Our most recent meeting, hosted members Robin and Joan Rolfs, was held on Saturday, July 4, at their amazing home near Appleton, WI. Prior to the start of the meeting, members got to enjoy the Rolfs’ stunning collection of antique phonographs and other related artifacts. Members… Read more »

Hoosier Antique Phonograph Society Spring 2015 Meeting

12 AprSunday2015

SPRING HAPS MEETING Reported by Richard Buck HAPS had its spring meeting Sunday April 12 in Frankfort. We had a good showing compared to recent meetings. We had lunch at Arni’s. Steve Levi picked up the bill. After lunch Steve the gracious host had us over to his place where we toured his collection. I… Read more »

WIMAPS Spring 2015 Meeting

03 MaySunday2015

Wisconsin Illinois Musical Antique Phonograph Society Report by Scott Malawski Our springtime meeting, hosted by member Mike Laven, was held on Sunday, May3, at his 6,900 square foot Tudor Revival home, located in Milwaukee, WI. It was originally owned by, H. August Luedke and Emma Pritzlaff Luedke and built in 1916 by architect, Alfred Clas…. Read more »

WIMAPS March 15, 2015 Meeting

15 MarSunday2015

WIMAPS Meeting Report by Scott Malawski Our most recent meeting, hosted by members Steve and Mary Puntillo, was held on Sunday, March 15, at their shop, Paragon Video & Stereo, located in Madison, WI. Prior to the start of the meeting, members got to talk shop, enjoy a variety of baked goods provided by members,… Read more »

The Sound of Edison’s Talking Doll

17 AprFriday2015

The Sound of Edison’s Talking Doll Friday, April 17, 2015 at 1:00 pm Thomas Edison National Historical Park welcomes Joan and Robin Rolfs, authors of the book “Phonograph Dolls and Toys”, for a 90-minute program exploring the history and sounds of Edison’s “Talking Doll” invention of 1888-1890. Robin Rolfs will describe the technology of the… Read more »

MOCAPS Meeting Report: Jan. 31, 2015

31 JanSaturday2015

MOCAPS MEETING REPORT by Ron Roscoe The MOCAPS meeting held Saturday January 31, 2015, hosted by Ron Roscoe at his home in Northborough, MA. The meeting topic was “Phonograph Accessories”. The group trip to Union in June 2015 still interests many members, including a stop to visit the Sanfilipo collection in Barrington, IL. There being… Read more »