The Spark Plug Collectors of America are pleased to announce the
dates of their 1993 meetings. The meetings are located in different
sections of the country to better accommodate the membership. The
Midwest regional meeting will be held May 28, in conjunction with
the Central Hawkeye Steam & Gas Engine Club’s annual swap
meet, in Waukee, Iowa. A general meeting will be held first,
followed by a benefit Spark Plug Auction.
The National-International Convention will be held August 27 at
the Jay County Fairgrounds in Portland, Indiana. This is in
conjunction with the Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Show.
Events will include a welcome banquet on Thursday night, the
National meeting and election of officers, a benefit plug auction,
and the attempt to set a new world’s record for the largest
display of antique and collectible spark plugs ever to be
The Eastern Regional Meet will be held at the AACA Swap Meet
& Car Show in Hershey, Pennsylvania, October 8. A general
meeting will be held with a benefit plug auction to follow.
Meetings are always held at 10:00 a.m. local time (of meet). The
S.P.C.O. A. is a non-profit organization founded in 1975 by Bill
Bond of Ann Arbor, Michigan. It is dedicated to the promotion of
spark plug collecting, research and preservation of spark plug
history, exchange of spark plugs and information, and the fostering
of fellow-ship among the members of the club.
Everyone is welcome to attend any club event. For more
information about The Spark Plug Collectors of America and a sample
copy of the club newsletter, The Ignitor, contact Jeff Bart held,
Editor, Spark Plug Collectors of America, 14018 N.E. 85th St., Elk
River, MN 55330. Phone 612-441-7059.