ASSG Introduction and Events

As a social group operating within the ATCS Inc., our meetings in Sydney are open to anyone who might be interested in coming along. We have been meeting on the first Friday of February, April, June, August and October at 8:00 PM at a venue to be advised. Our December meeting usually takes the form of a Christmas function at Bankstown R.S.L. on the Thursday before the first Friday. Note: The August meeting will take place on Friday 17th August at the Community Hall, Batt Street (near Hector Street) Sefton. (Same hall as the regular ATCS meetings).

At our ASSG meetings:-

  • Members bring along items of interest to display and give a talk about.
  • Most meetings I bring along a portable gramophone and a selection of records to play. Anybody is welcome welcome to bring along anything to show and demonstrate.
  • Sometimes members bring along a new acquisition to display and talk about.
  • The above is followed by supper (biscuits with tea and coffee) and great conversation.
  • As the name implies our interest is in antique sound and anything related. Machines (which includes gramophones/phonographs, music boxes, player pianos, tape players etc), radios including crystal sets, books on the subjects of sound/radio/machines/ recording etc, ephemera etc, etc. Basically anything sound related!

    We have other interests as well. For example, some of us are interested in model railways and other collectibles. So we have "Other Hobbies" nights as well.

    2018 Programme:

  • Friday 2nd February 2018. Theme: Other Hobbies Night / Book-In Print Night
  • Friday 6th April 2018. Theme: Edison Night
  • Friday 1st June 2018. Theme: Wireless Night
  • Friday 17th August 2018 at the Community Hall, Batt St, SEFTON. Theme: Columbia Night
  • Friday 5th October 2018. Theme: Sound Recording Night
  • December 2018. Christmas Function (to be advised)
  • Convener: Danny O'Meley
    Email: assg@telephonecollecting.org.

    You are welcome at all meetings.
    Contact the convener for further details.