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SPRING SWAP MEET

March 20, 2017

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Saturday, April 15th, 2017
8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon        Seller set-up at 7 a.m.

Indoors at the Associated Builders and Contractors Building (in back)
1604 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN
Free admission to browse or buy;
Sellers, $15 per table space (some tables provided, first-come basis)
For Directions to the Swap Meet  Click Here*  (located at the bottom of this page)

CONTACTS: Larry Chambers @ 615-355-2005 or Kelton Trammell 615-962-4310

It’s a new year and time for another MCVRC Spring Swap Meet!  It seems we either have an abundance of buyers or sellers, but we would like to have both.  Our increased advertisements and postings have driven more interest from the public, so now we’re reaching out to our members and sellers in the area to dust of those duplicates and raid the radio storage you have, and come on down and set up a selling table.  Who knows, you may just make a trade for that missing item in your collection!  There’s always something for everyone, and anything goes…  radios, phonographs, tubes, parts, microphones, test equipment, transmitters, military stuff; even phones and fans!  So come join us on the 15th!
For the buyers, we have a couple sellers who have recently bought out radio collections, and they are promising to bring them in.  Many pieces have been restored and there are some tube lots as well.  Don’t miss out!
Additionally, the Club would like to thank member Tom Lewis for a donation of 50+ radios and items to the Club.  These items are being sold to raise funds for the club for newsletter and venue expenses.
Don’t forget our Radio Contest either.  The categories this time are as follows:
Category 1:  Crosley vs. Detrola – ANY radio or item produced by either one of these companies.
Category 2:  Tube Portables – ANY battery operated portable radio (may also be battery & AC)
Category 3:  OPEN Category – Anything goes, radio or phonograph related… use your imagination!
*Directions to the Swap Meet:

From North of Nashville: From either Interstate 65 or Interstate 24, take Briley Parkway exit east past the Grand Old Opry house and Opry Mills Mall. This will be about 7 or 8 miles. After passing the Opry, go about a mile then turn right on Elm Hill Pike. Go about 1-1/4 miles. Associated Builders Building will be on the right. Park & enter from rear of the building.

From South of Nashville: If on Interstate 65, merge east on Interstate 40 and get off on Briley Parkway. Exit north going toward Opryland or the Grand Ole Opry. Go about a mile ’till you get off to your right on Elm Hill Pike exit, then take a left on Elm Hill Pike. Go about 1-1/4 miles. Associated Builders Building will be on your right. Park & enter from rear of the building.

Location below indicated by red star

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Fall 2016 Swap Meet

March 17, 2016

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Saturday October 15th

7:00-10:30 a.m.

LOCATION: The Associated Builders & Contractors Building (Inside)
1604 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN
For Directions to the Swap Meet  Click Here*  (located at the bottom of this page)

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC

Set up fee for sellers. (For fee and set up time, Call for details)

A “Walking” auction will be held at 10:30.

Wrap up begins around Noon.

CONTACTS: Larry Chambers @ 615-355-2005 or Kelton Trammell 615-962-4310


The Formalities:  Auction transactions are solely the responsibility of the buyer and seller, cash only, and the club charges no fees whatsoever.  All items will be represented as described by their seller and the club assumes no liability for accuracy of descriptions.  Sellers reserve the right to place reserve bids on their items.  Auction details subject to change if necessary due to unforeseen circumstances.  Our main objective is to provide a positive experience for all our swap meet attendees, buyers and sellers.

*Directions to the Swap Meet:

From North of Nashville: From either Interstate 65 or Interstate 24, take Briley Parkway exit east past the Grand Old Opry house and Opry Mills Mall. This will be about 7 or 8 miles. After passing the Opry, go about a mile then turn right on Elm Hill Pike. Go about 1-1/4 miles. Associated Builders Building will be on the right. Park & enter from rear of the building.

From South of Nashville: If on Interstate 65, merge east on Interstate 40 and get off on Briley Parkway. Exit north going toward Opryland or the Grand Ole Opry. Go about a mile ’till you get off to your right on Elm Hill Pike exit, then take a left on Elm Hill Pike. Go about 1-1/4 miles. Associated Builders Building will be on your right. Park & enter from rear of the building.

Location below indicated by red star

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Fall 2015 Swap Meet – Oct. 10

October 1, 2015

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Saturday, October 10th, 2015

7:00-12:00 a.m.

LOCATION: The Associated Builders & Contractors Building (Inside)
1604 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN
For Directions to the Swap Meet  Click Here*  (located at the bottom of this page)

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC

Set up fee for sellers. (For fee and set up time, Call for details)

A “Walking” auction will be held at 10:30.

CONTACTS: Larry Chambers @ 615-355-2005 or Kelton Trammell 615-962-4310


The Formalities:  Auction transactions are solely the responsibility of the buyer and seller, cash only, and the club charges no fees whatsoever.  All items will be represented as described by their seller and the club assumes no liability for accuracy of descriptions.  Sellers reserve the right to place reserve bids on their items.  Auction details subject to change if necessary due to unforeseen circumstances.  Our main objective is to provide a positive experience for all our swap meet attendees, buyers and sellers.

*Directions to the Swap Meet:

From North of Nashville: From either Interstate 65 or Interstate 24, take Briley Parkway exit east past the Grand Old Opry house and Opry Mills Mall. This will be about 7 or 8 miles. After passing the Opry, go about a mile then turn right on Elm Hill Pike. Go about 1-1/4 miles. Associated Builders Building will be on the right. Park & enter from rear of the building.

From South of Nashville: If on Interstate 65, merge east on Interstate 40 and get off on Briley Parkway. Exit north going toward Opryland or the Grand Ole Opry. Go about a mile ’till you get off to your right on Elm Hill Pike exit, then take a left on Elm Hill Pike. Go about 1-1/4 miles. Associated Builders Building will be on your right. Park & enter from rear of the building.

Location below indicated by red star

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Summer Swap Meet

July 2, 2015

Saturday, July 18, 2015 – 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
705 E. Trinity Lane, Nashville, TN 37207
Summer swap meet

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Fall 2014 Swap Meet

September 15, 2014

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Saturday, October 11th, 2014
7:00-12:00

LOCATION: The Associated Builders & Contractors Building (Inside)
1604 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN
For Directions to the Swap Meet  Click Here*  (located at the bottom of this page)

FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC

It’s Contest Time!

Everyone who attends our 2014 Fall Swap Meet is invited to enter our Contest. Bring something from your own collection to show and share, plus you could win a ribbon, award or prize! Judging is done both by MCVRC officials as well as ballot voting by meet attendees. You can submit one entry per category; our 3 categories will be as follows:

1. TOMBSTONE STYLE RADIO:  Taller than wide cabinet, made of wood, plastic or other material.

2. BAKELITE RADIO:  Any vintage radio in a brown bakelite case.  (Plaskon and catalin are excluded, but may be entered in category 3)

3. OPEN CATEGORY:  Any vintage radio, phonograph, television, recorder, speaker or related item (such as advertising items, signs, etc.)

(Call for details)

SELLERS: Set up Fee $15 which includes 1 table. Additional tables $5 (First come, first served)

CONTACTS: Larry Chambers @ 615-355-2005 or Kelton Trammell 615-962-4310


The Formalities:  Auction transactions are solely the responsibility of the buyer and seller, cash only, and the club charges no fees whatsoever.  All items will be represented as described by their seller and the club assumes no liability for accuracy of descriptions.  Sellers reserve the right to place reserve bids on their items.  Auction details subject to change if necessary due to unforeseen circumstances.  Our main objective is to provide a positive experience for all our swap meet attendees, buyers and sellers.

*Directions to the Swap Meet:

From North of Nashville: From either Interstate 65 or Interstate 24, take Briley Parkway exit east past the Grand Old Opry house and Opry Mills Mall. This will be about 7 or 8 miles. After passing the Opry, go about a mile then turn right on Elm Hill Pike. Go about 1-1/4 miles. Associated Builders Building will be on the right. Park & enter from rear of the building.

From South of Nashville: If on Interstate 65, merge east on Interstate 40 and get off on Briley Parkway. Exit north going toward Opryland or the Grand Ole Opry. Go about a mile ’till you get off to your right on Elm Hill Pike exit, then take a left on Elm Hill Pike. Go about 1-1/4 miles. Associated Builders Building will be on your right. Park & enter from rear of the building.

Location below indicated by red star

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SUMMER SWAP MEET

July 11, 2014

MCVRC SUMMER SWAP MEET2014 (click here for full size flyer)
NMCVRC SUMMER SWAP MEET2014

IMPORTANT CLUB NEWS:

This Swap Meet will also include our monthly club meeting that had been scheduled for 7/19.

We will no longer have monthly meetings at the Gallatin Pike Radio Shack location, as the store is closing.

Future monthly meetings are tentatively going to be held at 1101 Kermit Drive, Nashville.

For the latest monthly meeting updates, check our website or contact Larry Chambers or Kelton Trammell (numbers listed above)

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April 10, 2014

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