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


Spring 2015 Swap Meet

March 11, 2015
April 18, 2015

Spring Swap Meet


Fall 2014 Swap Meet

September 15, 2014


Saturday, October 11th, 2014

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)


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



July 11, 2014

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


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)



July 8, 2014


7-11 am

Outside parking lot

2040 north Mount Juliet road

Mount Juliet, TN

Location is south of division street

in parkinglot

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




Mid-South Antique Radio Collectors (MSARC)

April 15, 2014

Mid-South Antique Radio Collectors (MSARC)

 Saturday, April 26

Location: Collectors Gallery     
835 Porter Place    
Lexington, KY   40508
 Time: 10 AM – 2 PM
Seller setup:  9 AM – 10 AM
No buying or selling until 10 AM 
Admission:    Free
Seller Fee:     $10 –  inside or outside (tables are available)
Contact Info and Map:  layvinrad@twc.com
Search ‘Layman’s Vintage Radios’ via Google Maps.  The meet is located immediately across the street from the door to the shop



Thank you – Next Meeting

April 15, 2014

Those of you that attended the meet, a big thank you, especially those made donations to support the club, and those that helped with setup and tear down.
For those of you that missed the meet, there were many nice radios for sale.

Our next meeting is Sunday, April 27th at Radio Shack. The topic will be “Radio Whatzits”. Bring in your unidentified radio object. We will also discuss the meet; what went well, what can we do better. Bring a friend and bring a radio.