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PITCA member Ron Putnam with his dispay of little electric irons at the 2016 Convention.

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The Pressing News Journal

PITCA membership includes a subscription to the Pressing News, published quarterly. The March 2020 issue contains the following in-depth articles: 

  1. Clay & Protection Campaign Trivet
  2. Ideal Electric Mfg. Company
  3. Salem Gas Light Company
  4. Danish Box Irons
  5. A Brief History of Trade Cards

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

PITCA Officers for 2019 - 2020

James Mattimore ~ President

Jerry Marcus ~ Secretary/Treasurer

Jay Raymond ~ Editor, Pressing News

Jackie Lind ~ Librarian

Lynn Rosack ~ Webmaster

Unless otherwise stated, all content is © 2013 – 2020, Pressing Iron and Trivet Collectors of America. All Rights Reserved. See the Copyright Notice.

Part III Dave & Sue Irons Iron Collection This online auction will be held on Saturday, May 2nd. Details & catalog at Hartzell's Auction Gallery/Live Auctioneers.

Member Updates for April 2020

Each month in 2020 a PITCA member will be randomly selected and featured on our website's Home page.

Now available in the Members Only Section:

1. CANCELLED: Northeast Get-Together (May 3rd) and Midwest Spring Fling (May 15-17). You can read the details in Announcements.

2. On 3/22/20 Melissa Blankenship revised her article on Amozoc Irons. You'll find it in the Bonus Materials section.

3. The March issue of the Pressing News is available for reading and/or printing.

4. An updated version of the Member Directory was posted 2/20/2020.

5. An updated version of the PITCA Lending Library Inventory was posted 1/27/2020. 

6. Don't forget the Forum and Buy/Sell/Trade areas! Check for new posts and listings each time you visit.

PITCA Member Website Access reminders:

 An email reminder was sent to all members on the evening of 3/01/20 when the Pressing News was posted. If you don't see that email, check your Spam folder.

★ If, under Members Only, all you can see is How To View, then you are signed out and will need to sign in again.

★ Have you forgotten your password and now you're unable to Sign In? Follow the directions to reset a password.