Calendar of Events
Rich Penn Auction: April 30, 2016
Coin-op, country store and much more!
Iowa State Fairgrounds: Main Entrance
3000 E. Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA.
The Elwell Family Food Center Building
- OVER 1000 LOTS
- Auction includes coin-ops - vending, arcade and slot machines.
- Auction Saturday April 30 & Sun May 1 2016
E-mail to Rich@RichPennAuctions.com to be included on both postal and E-mail lists as updates become available.
Brimfield Antique Show: May 10, 2016
The Brimfield Antiques and Collectibles Shows
Show starts on Tuesday and finish on Sunday With about 1/3 of each individual show venue (field) under tent there are NO Rain Days!
2016 Offical Show Dates May 10-15, July 12-17, September 6-11. BRIMFIELD WEBSITE
North Carolina COCA Gathering: May 14, 2016
All COCA members and their guests are invited to attend a gathering at the Raleigh North Carolina home of Mr. & Mrs. Vernon Gantt on Saturday May 14, 2016. The Gantt collection consists of more than 30 music boxes (half of them disc), organ boxes, 4+ singing birds, nickelodeon, Mills Violano and lots of Edison stuff. Many of the music players are coin-operated along with a Mutoscope and pinball machine all in their 8000 sq ft home.
The Gantts will provide the main dish along with water and soft drinks. Please bring your favorite side dish or dessert if you can.
Please plan to arrive around 2pm to tour the collection, we will dine at 4:30pm.
Please bring any items for show and tell or FOR SALE.
Vernon & Penelope Gantt, 10853 Wilmore DR., Raleigh NC 27614, 919-264-2222, 2-6 pm Saturday May 14, 2016
COCA members & their guests and MBSI members & guests from all States are welcome. Children are welcome, but should be well supervised.
Morphy Las Vegas Coin-op and Advertising Auction: May 14, 2016
Future Morphey Auctions:
March 6, 2016 - Advertising
April 23 & 24, 2016 - Automobilia & Petroliana
May 14 & 15, 2016 - Coin-Op & Advertising, Las Vegas
May 21 & 22, 2016 - Advertising
Morphy Auctions, Las Vegas (formerly Victorian Casino Antiques)
4520 Arville St #1 Las Vegas, NV 89103 702-382-2466 Fax: 702-382-6513 Gallery is open Mon-Fri 9:00am-3:00pm
Preston Evans Retirement Auction & Museum Liquidation: May 27, 2016
Preston Evans Retirement Auction & Museums Liquidation - May 27 - May 28 - May 29, 2016 (Memorial Day Week-End) - Newnan, GA.
3- day Event Fri - Sat - Sun
50 plus years in Business and Collecting - Large volume of Arcade Items, Advertising, Vintage Autos, (75) Motorcycles, Lots of Jukeboxes, Slots, Music Boxes, and 25 other Categories of Collectibles. All inclusive color brouchre $25.00 -Admits one to Auction. Preston Evans, 31 Redbud Trl., Newnan, GA. 30263, Two good reasons to come to this auction; It will likely be lots of Fun and Very Profitable.
COCA National Convention: July 21, 2016
Denver, Colorado has been selected as the host city for the 2016 COCA National Convention. Home of the Broncos, Nuggets, and Rockies, COCA members should enjoy the great weather, scenery and collections, The convention will be held on July 21st through the 24th weekend. Please block out that these dates on your calendar now.
The club will tour several great collections along with some new events being planned for this convention. Plan now to attend one of our best conventions ever.
Many Colorado collectors have agreed to open their homes for tours. Collections will include a wide variety including gambling, advertising, vending, country store, cars, soda fountain, arcade and more.
THERE WILL BE LOT OF GREAT COIN-OP TO SEE AT THIS CONVENTION!
The first event is scheduled for Thursday afternoon (July 21st) so try to schedule travel to arrive by noon.
There will be scheduled tours all day on Friday and Saturday.
The committee is exploring other new venues including a possible short train ride through the Rocky Mountains.
Dining options will be announced soon.
All of the collections are easily accessible by car and have ample free parking. This will probably be a self-drive convention. Some members have expressed interest in optional bus transportation to the events. If you are interested in finding out more about this option, please contact Catherine Morris: firstname.lastname@example.org
The host hotel will be The Embassy Suites Denver Southeast. All guest rooms were completely redone this year and the renovations in lobby and common areas will be completely by the end of 2015. The hotel will have a “brand new” feel by the time we arrive. The location is convenient to collections we will view to the north, south, and west.
The COCA rate is only $129 for 1King or 2 Double Beds. These spacious two-room suites offer a separate living area with sofa bed, armchair, executive kitchen area with wet bar, refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker and FREE standard Wi-Fi.
Your stay in Denver includes FREE full cooked-to-order breakfasts and Complimentary Evening Receptions (FREE DRINKS!) held in the relaxing, lush, tropical atrium. This will provide a great environment to meet old friends and make some new ones!
CLICK HERE to Reserve a Room The Group Name is: Coin Operated Collectors Association Group Code is: XCO
If you would like to extend your stay in Denver, the $129 rate will be available from July 19 through July 26, 2016.
Please direct any questions to Catherine Morris email@example.com
Indy Antique Advertising Show: September 16, 2016
March 18-19, 2016
Champions Pavilion at the Indiana State Fairgrounds 1202 E. 38th Street Indianapolis, Indiana 42605
2016 Show Dates September 16-17th 2017 Show Dates March 17-18th September 15-16th
Kane County Fairgrounds Ad & Coin-Op Show: November 08, 2016
The Kane County Chicago Show is Back!...and BETTER than EVER! Join us inside the large new heated ROBINSON HALL.
Kane County Fairgrounds
525 South Randall Road - St.Charles, IL
Tue- Wed, Thurs. November 8,9,10, 2016
- TUESDAY 9:00am - 6:00pm & TO DEALERS; 1 booth..$100, 2 for $180, 3 for $250. (Booth includes 3-8' tables)
- OUTSIDE DEALERS SPACES $65 Early Buyers $40
- WEDNESDAY 6:30am-6:00pm EARLY BUYERS: $20
- GENERAL ADMISSION - $5 - WEDNESDAY - Noon-7pm
- THURSDAY - 8:30am -??? Thursday show will not be held inside the Robinson Hall!
- Vintage Advertising
- Coin-Ops: Jukes, Slots, Vending, Trade Stimulators, Arcade, & More Great Stuff!
630-688-6287 DALE ROBINSON DaleRobinson77@yahoo.com
Fall 2016 COCA Meeting: November 10, 2016
COCA members and guests will meet at the Hilton Garden Inn, St Charles Ill., on Thursday, November 10, 2016.
- After dining at your favorite spot in the St Charles area please join us for our business meeting, FREE desert, coffee & tea.
- There is no charge to attend this event. No reservation is necessary
- 7:00 p.m. - FREE Dessert, Coffee, Tea, - Provided by COCA.
- 7:15 p.m. - Business Meeting
- 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 $109 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.
Chicagoland Show: November 11, 2016
Friday, Saturday & Sunday November,12,13, 2016
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 $109 per night, single or double.
- Also includes a $5 discount coupon for the full cooked to order breakfast for each guest every morning of your stay.
- Call the hotel directly at 630-584-0700 and ask for the COCA rate.
- Future Show Dates: Future Chicagoland™ Show dates
at Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL
- Fall 2016 November 11th, 12th & 13th
- Spring 2017 April 7th, 8th & 9th
- Fall 2017 November 10th, 11th & 12th
- Chicagoland Show Website
To have your coin-op event added to the calendar, contact us.