The 2019 PITCA Convention will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Friday, August 2nd and Saturday, August 3rd, 2019. You must be a PITCA member to attend the convention. Here's the preliminary Agenda

The Dave and Sue Irons' Auction will preceed the PITCA Convention on Thursday, August 1st, 2019. The Auction Catalog is now posted at the Hartzel's Auction Gallery website. This Auction is open to the public.

For the second year in a row, both the Auction and Convention will take place at the Pittsburgh Marriott North, Cranberry Township, PA. Not yet a member of PITCA? Join now and meet us in Pittsburgh at convention time!

Benefits of PITCA membership

Membership Application Options

Check out these images from our  2018 Convention!

PITCA membership includes a subscription to the Pressing News. Our latest issue, published in June 2019, contains the following in-depth articles: 

  1. National Electric Heating
  2. One Dutch Mangleboard
  3. Two Italian Electrics
  4. Nathan Waterman, Irons and Patents
  5. Button Slot Smoothing Irons
  6. Goffering Irons

Interested in learning more? View a past issue of the Pressing News.

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Member Updates for JUNE 2019

In the Members Only section this month:

1. The June 2019 issue of the Pressing News is available to read and download at Members Only.

2. It's time to finalize your Convention plans! Registration forms are in the June Pressing News. Convention Registration will be FREE for those who register before June 15, 2019.

3. The 2018-2019 PITCA Member Directory is updated quarterly and has just been updated as of June 1, 2019.

4. Be a PITCA ambassador! Print Flyers and distribute to friends and local antique outlets.

5. Dues paying PITCA members: be sure to Sign Up for our website if you have not yet done so.

6. Have you forgotten your password and now you're unable to Sign In? Here are the directions to Reset a Password

PITCA Officers 2018 ~ 2019


Donna Vanover ~ President

Jerry Marcus ~ Secretary/Treasurer

Jay Raymond ~ Editor, Pressing News

Jackie Lind ~ Librarian

Lynn Rosack ~ Webmaster