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 »

“Edison” on PBS: January 27, 2015

27 JanTuesday2015

The American Experience Presents: “Edison” Premieres Tuesday, January 27, 2015 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET on PBS Consult your local listings for channel information.

Old West Antique Phonograph Society November 2014 Meeting

01 NovSaturday2014

Old West Antique Phonograph Society By Art Heller, President The November meeting of OWAPS was held at Jere DeBacker’s place and we had the usual good turnout. Jere is also a member of the Musical Box Society International and concentrates on restoration of antique player pianos. Since we all are interested in all forms of… Read more »

MOCAPS Meeting Aug. 31, 2014

31 AugSunday2014

August 31, 2014 Massachusetts Old Colony Antique Phonograph Society by Ron Roscoe, Secretary The Sunday August 31, 2014 MOCAPS meeting was hosted by Mark Vess at the Museum of Antiquated Technology in Hanson, MA http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/south/2014/01/26/quirky-museums-abound-bay-state/va5dgeSOL5y6VPnCvyQluL/story.html After a wonderful meal provided largely by our hosts as well as MOCAPS members, we toured Mark’s museum and then… Read more »

APS Annual Banquet, Show & Sale

08 AugSaturday2015

The Antique Phonograph Society Annual Banquet, Show & Sale will be held August 8-9, 2015 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 »

APS Presentations at 2015 Union Show & Sale

12 JunFriday2015

THE ANTIQUE PHONOGRAPH SOCIETY PRESENTATIONS Friday, June 12, 2015 On Friday, June 12, 2015, the Antique Phonograph Society (APS) is sponsoring an evening of free presentations at 5:00 PM at Donley’s Wild West Town in the meeting room adjacent to the Annual Phonograph and Music Box Show and Sale building. These presentations will take place… Read more »