2019 Lone Star Regional

Theme: Time To Make Music

Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2, 2019

Mesquite Convention Center

1700 Rodeo Drive

Mesquite, Texas 75149

Mesquite is on the east edge of Dallas, about a 45 minute ride from DFW airport.

Hosted by

Lone Star Chapter 124

Co-hosted by:

Southwestern Chapter #15
Five State Collectors
Chapter #80
San Jacinto Chapter #139

Regional Highlights

  • Biggest mart in TEXAS
  • Over 300 tables
  • Over 30,000 sq . ft. mart area
  • Outstanding lighting
  • Mart tables are 8 ft by 30 "
  • Wide aisles with plenty of space between tables
  • Outstanding educationals and exhibit
  • 24 hour professional security
  • Free parking at the Convention Center
  • Free RV parking (no hookups)
  • Big Auction described below

Regional Agenda

Thursday, February 28

Mike Dempsey will be teaching a course on Thursday, February 28th, 2019 in the Riata Room at the Hampton Inn prior to the 2019 Lone Star Chapter 124 Regional.  The title of the course is “Designing and Reproducing Missing or Broken Clock Parts.”  The class will deal with trouble shooting clock problems and then designing and reproducing clock parts which are not available to purchase. The hours are 9:00 a.m until 4:30 p.m.

The fee is $80, so please register early.  Make your check payable to Lone Star Chapter 124, in the Memo Section write “Mike’s Course” and mail to:

   Pam Tischler
   4516 Barwyn Court
   Plano, TX 75093

You may also contact Pam by emailing pklt45@gmail.com or phoning 972-612-0712. Leave a message and your call will be returned.


Friday, March 1

  • 7:00 am Registration Opens
  • 7:00 am Unloading and Setup
  • 8:00 am Mart Opens to NAWCC Members
  • 9:30 am Demonstration: "Re-Silvering" Richard Cox-Mart
  • 10:00 am Exhibit Area Opens
  • 10:30 am "The History of Mechanical Music" Rick Wilkins-Riata Room
  • 11:30 am Mechanical Music Exhibit Tour with Rick Wilkins & Bill Edwards
  • 1:30 pm "Wills and Estate Planning" Hugh Lindsay-Riata Room
  • 2:30 pm "Managing Your Collection" John Acker-Riata Room
  • 3:30 pm Demonstration: "Casting Clock Case Parts Out of Brass" Craig White-Mart
  • 5:00 pm Mart and Exhibit Close
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm Social Hour/Cash Bar/Auction Preview in Ballroom A
  • 6:00 pm Banquet (Pre-registration only) in Ballroom A
  • 7:30 pm Auction in Ballroom A

Note: All Friday Educational Programs are presented in the Riata Room, Hampton Inn.

Note: Silent Auctions and Door Prizes will be posted in the Mart. Be sure to stop by Door Prize Donor Tables and thank them. THey are listed below.

NAWCC Members and Officers are not responsible for any loss, damage, injury or tort during this Regional. All transactions are between seller and buyer. NAWCC Regional Convention Rules will govern..

Saturday, March 2, 2019

  • 7:30 am Registration Opens
  • 8:00 am Mart and Exhibit Open
  • 9:00 am Educational Chapter 179, Nick Lerescu - Riata Room
  • 10:00 am Children's Table with Cathy Slough - Mart
  • 11:00 am Grand Door Prize Drawing
  • 12:00 pm Mart Closes and Tear Down of Exhibit
  • 2:00 pm Security Ends

Door Prize Donors

Anonymous Donor Blackstone
Donegan Optical Fitz International
Horolovar Company TimeSavers
Southwestern 15 Five State Collectors Chapter 80
Lone Star Chapter 124 San Jacinto Chapter 139
Pete Cronos Evelyn and Hugh Slough
Pam Tischler  


Please show your appreciation to our presenters by making a special effort to attend as many presentations as you can. These dedicated individuals work especially hard to pass on knowledge and information to you. There is nothing more pleasing to a speaker than having a room full of eager listeners.

Mesquite Hotels Motels


Hampton Inn
(This is the host hotel)




Hampton Inn, the Host Hotel, 972-329-3100. Ask for the Front Desk and use the Code LSR. Special rate by February 6, 2019 or until the group block is sold out. $99 for a Standard Single or Double; $110 for a Suite. Breakfast is included in the Registration. Must mention NWCC for a special rate. If you are not able to make a reservation or have any additional questions, then please ask to speak with the Administrative Assistant during normal working hours.
Holiday Inn Express 1-972-288-9900  .1 miles.  No Special Rate
Super 8 Motel 1-972-289-5481  .4 miles.  No Special Rate
Spanish Trails Motel 1-972-226-9800  .8 miles.  No Special Rate
Marriot Courtyard 1-972-681-3300  4.8 miles.  No Special Rate 
La Quinta Inn & Suites 1-972-216-7460  3.7 miles.  No Special Rate

Click here for a Registration Form

Click Here for Online Registration

Those who pre-register by February 22, 2019 will be confirmed by mail and refunds will be granted until February 22, 2019.

For more information, Call John Erickson (972) 985-0855 or email: john.erickson7@verizon.net

Please note that some parts of the Lone Star Regional are open only to members of the NAWCC. The Exhibit and Educationals are open to the Public.


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