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Welcome To the Spark Plug Collectors of America

Spark Plug Collectors of America, Inc. is a not-for-profit international organization that was founded in 1975 by Bill Bond of Ann Arbor, Michigan. The club is dedicated to the promotion of spark plug collecting, the research and preservation of spark plug history, the exchange of information and spark plugs, and fostering fellowship among club members worldwide.

Members receive four issues yearly of “the Ignitor”, the official publication of the club. The Ignitor consists of articles about club events worldwide, member’s collections and new finds. Also in each issue are vintage ads and “The Marketplace” which is for selling and trading of plugs and other related items.


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Upcoming Events:

9 july

Check out the new SPCOA Facebook groups! We'd love to have you join us! Please invite to other members and interested parties to the public group. This could be much more dynamic than the web page forum. Please encourage members to get a Facebook page even if our group is all they use it for. Find us as Spark Plug Collectors of America (Club Sanctioned) or click HERE. We also have an active members only Trading Post Group for buying and selling within the club HERE.


2019 Master List Available
15 march 2019
Attention! The new, long awaited 2019 S.P.C.O.A. Spark Plug Master list is now available by mail. Check or money order for $12 ea, and $2.00 for shipping from
Lanning Baron
2969 Home St.
Wantagh, N.Y., 11793.
Contact sparkpluger1@gmail.com for any questions.



2018 Hershey Antique Car Show
23-25 April 2021

The LeSueur Pioneer Power Swap Meet WILL be held! The SPCOA will have a gathering Saturday April 24, 2021 at 10:00 AM CDT. It will be at Joel Blasius and Mike Healy's Space. Please bring plugs for show and tell. MN COVID restrictions will be required. Social distancing and masking at ALL TIMES, even outdoors. It will be great to get together again!



The SPCOA Meeting at Hershey, PA. 10-2021Hershey PA SPCOA Meeting 2021
The 2021 SPCOA Meeting at Hershey, PA during the AACA Fall Meet.  Great weather & great fellowship with old & new friends. Hershey was a great time.

Tri-State Gas Engine Tractor Show. 8-27-2021Portland Indiana 2021 club photo
The weather was beautiful (if hot) in Portland this year. There was good attendance at the
meeting and the first time in Portland for our new president, Rick Cicciarelli. A good time was had
by all.


The SPCOA Meeting at LeSueur, MN. 5-2-2021LeSueur, MN
The SPCOA meeting at LeSueur, MN 2021 was great with warmer than usual weather and a little moisture in the air. It was good for everyone to be back together, sharing and visiting with SPCOA members!

Welcome to our new President Rick Cicciarelli. 8-21-2020
Effective Jan. 1, 2021, Rick Cicciarelli will be president of Spark Plug Collectors of America. We extend our deepest appreciation for the service of our outgoing president, James Lawrence.

Condolances To our President James Lawrence. 2-2-2020
We extend our deepest sympathies to our club president James Lawrence in the sudden passing a few days ago of his father, James Dodd Lawrence, of complications from pneumonia.

Dues Changes for 2020. 8-25-2019
The increases in the cost of international postage to mail the Ignitor has made it necessary for the S.P.C.O.A. to increase the cost of yearly international dues $2.00 for a total of $42.00 per year to cover our expenses. We value our international club members and their contributions to the club and truly appreciate your understanding of this necessity. Thank you all!

Tri State Gas Engine Tractor Show and S.P.C.O.A Meeting 8-23-2019S.P.C.O.A. Club Members  by Cynthia Walker
The show got off to a very hot and muggy start, but the rain was minimal this year. There were many excellent spark plug displays and a good time was had by all. The day of the meeting was cool and pleasant and we had great attendence at the meeting and auction. In case you didn't realize it, that really nice pavillion in the background was built just for the use of this club.


LeSueur 4-2019 by Mike HealyLeSeuer 2019
LeSueur was a mix of sun, rain and snow plus a great mixture of fellowship.
With the forecast on Friday of 4-8 inches of snow for Saturday, several vendors decided to pack up and leave before the weather changed. But Saturday morning ended up being rain and just a dusting of snow with a good SPCOA meeting under a shelter.

S.P.C.O.A. Florida Meeting 2-2019Florida Meeting
It was a double bonus for SPCOA Members at the Florida Meeting, warm weather and great visiting! There was a good discussion on plug displays. Mike brought a Cadillac plug for Show and Tell. Gene discussed the new webpage and Facebook group with great information on signing up.The pickings in the field were kind of sparse. Photo Janet Healy.

Printable Membership Flyer 12-5-2018
S.P.C.O.A. member Dennis Gooch has created a membership flyer for folks to hand out at events and meetings to promote the club! Please feel free to download this flyer HERE and pass it out! Thanks Dennis!


SPCOA Club Meeting in Hershey, PA. 9-27-2018 10-12-2018SPCOA Club Meeting Hershey PA 2018
It was unseasonably hot in Hershey, PA for the AAC A National Fall Meet in Hershey PA, but we had good weather until a rainy Thursday. The weather improved in time for the SPCOA meeting on Friday. Photo compliments of Janet Healy.


Gene Isenga and Sparkplugs on TV!! 9-27-2018 Gene Isenga
S.P.C.O.A. member and director Gene Isenga was interviewed by WKTV about his passion for collecting sparkplugs.Video here




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