Calendar of Events

Spring COCA Meeting: April 09, 2015

COCA members and guests will meet at the Hilton Garden Inn, St Charles Ill., on Thursday April 9, 2015.

  • Due to an unanticipated substantial increase in food costs from the hotel, we have been unable to contract a dinner for this meeting.  After dining at your favorite spot in the St Charles area please join us for the evening.


  • There is no charge to attend this event.  No reservation is necessary


  • 7:00 p.m. - Dessert - Provided by COCA


  • 7:15 p.m. - Business Meeting - President Doug Cain


  • 7:30 p.m. - Featured Speaker: Mark Heston - Repair & Restoration Techniques


  • Special hotel rates are available to C.O.C.A. members at the Hilton Garden Inn for the Chicagoland Show in St. Charles IL.
  • Currently $99 per night, single or double.  Also includes $5 off of the $12 full cooked to order breakfast for each guest.  (Please note: Tip Is Not Included) Call the hotel directly at 630-584-0700 and ask for the COCA rate.


Cash Register Collectors Club Swap Meet: April 09, 2015

The world's largest get together of Antique Cash Register Collectors will take place at The Quality Inn & Suites in St. Charles, Illinois on Thursday April 09th at the Cash Register Collector's Club Semi-Annual Swap Meet. The meet is held at The Quality Inn & Suites at 1600 East Main Street in St. Charles, Illinois. The tailgate style meet will be held in the back parking lot of the hotel from 10am until 1pm. The event is free and open to the public for buying, selling and swapping cash registers and anything else related to antique and old cash registers. The Cash Register Collectors Club ( CRCC ) will also hold its meeting on April 09th at 2pm in the upstairs conference room at the Quality Inn & Suites. Annual CRCC membership dues are $30 for US Members and $40 for International members. Dues includes 3 mailing of the Bronze Idol Newsletter during the year and use of the club website. For further information contact Michael Zitowsky at 908-295-2320 or email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

  • Swap meet is open to the public
  • Only vendors selling CASH REGISTERS or C.R. parts may set up to sell


Showtime Spring Auction Event: April 10, 2015

Showtime Auctions    (951) 453-2415
Washtenaw Farm Council Grounds
5055 Ann Arbor-Saline Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

3 day auction April 10-11-12, 2015

  • Host hotel- Weber’s Hotel, 3050 Jackson Avenue in Ann Arbor. Reservations (734) 769-2500. Room to room trading evenings after the auction.

Showtime Website


Chicagoland Show: April 10, 2015

Friday, Saturday & Sunday April 10,11,12, 2015

Pheasant Run Mega Center and parking lot, St Charles IL.  Largest Gameroom Show in the World!

  • Special  Chicagoland Hotel Room Discounts at the Hilton Garden Inn for COCA Members
  • Currently $99 per night, single or double. 
  • Also includes $5 off of the $12 full cooked to order breakfast for each guest. (TIP IS NOT INCLUDED)
  • Call the hotel directly at 630-584-0700 and ask for the COCA rate.
  • Future Show Dates:   November 13th, 14th & 15th, 2015


Rich Penn Auction: May 01, 2015

Coin-op, country store and more!

Iowa State Fairgrounds: Main Entrance
3000 E. Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA.
The Elwell Family Food Center Building

  • Selling the Earl Cheese collection along with the collection of the late Jim Gerchow.


  • Auction includes many rare coin-op pieces and wide variety of petroliana.


  • Auction preview is Friday May 1 with the auction sessions on May 2 & 3. Held at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, IA.

Interested participants can send an e-mail to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) to be included on both postal and E-mail lists as updates become available.

Rich Penn Auction Web Site


Morphy Las Vegas Coin-op and Advertising Auction: May 01, 2015

Spectacular 3-day event Fri-Sat-Sun May 1,2,3 2015

  • Auction to feature 100's of 3 reel slot machines and numerous rare penny arcade games.


  • Make plans now to attend this gigantic auction, something for every coin-op collector at this one!


Morphy Auctions, Las Vegas (formerly Victorian Casino Antiques)
4520 Arville St #1
Las Vegas, NV 89103
Fax: 702-382-6513

Our gallery is open Monday - Friday from 9:00am-3:00pm


Morphy Auctions Website



Brimfield Antique Show: May 12, 2015



May 12-17  •  July 14-19  • September 8-13



COCA California Annual Convention: July 17, 2015

Join fellow C.O.C.A. members in Southern California for three days of fun-filled activities at our 12th Annual Summer Convention. Meet old and new friends while spending your weekend viewing some of the best coin-op & collectibles in the country. Convention will start at 9:00 AM on Friday. For attendees planning to be in the area on Thursday, July 16th, we plan to have additional open house opportunities available.

The convention registration fee is $229 per person. This includes:

  •     Motorcoach transportation to Friday’s tours (Saturday is self-drive)
  •     Visits to significant coin-op collections of fellow C.O.C.A. members
  •     A guided tour of the Nethercutt Collection
  •     Friday lunch at il Segreto Ristorante of Bel Air
  •     Friday dinner at Roy’s in Woodland Hills
  •     Saturday lunch at Marmalade Café in Calabasas
  •     Saturday evening catered barbeque dinner at Agua Dulce Wineryt.
  •     Motorcoach transportation to all Friday events
  •     Optional transportation is available for Saturday events.

If you have any questions please contact Marsha Blau-  414-350-7623 or via email at: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


For room reservations call the hotel directly at 1-800-893-768 & request the COCA rate of $169 + tax per night.


Please use the link below to make your reservations online. Enter this group code for COCA rates: 150601COIN  (all caps for COIN).


COCA Convention Hotel Reservations           The Anza, 23627 Calabasas Road, Calabasas, CA 91302


This will be a busy time in the Los Angeles area, so if you’re planning to attend, please make your hotel reservations early to make sure you get a room.


Indy Antique Advertising Show: September 25, 2015

September 25-26, 2015
Show Hours:   Friday Preview 1-6 and Saturday 9-4
Champions Pavilion at the Indiana
State Fairgrounds 1202 E. 38th Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 42605



To have your coin-op event added to the calendar, contact us.