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The William "Buck" Carson Iron Auction took place on Thursday, July 29, 2021. Although an itemized results sheet is not available, the PRICES REALIZED are posted. (To view the results you must first Log In at LiveAuctioneers.)

This was the first of five Carson auctions to be presented by Hartzell's Auction Gallery. Future dates, times and places have not yet been announced.

There are now 44 videos in the YouTube series Kevin Talks Irons produced by Kevin & Kate McCartney. 

The Pressing News

PITCA membership includes a subscription to the Pressing News journal, published quarterly. The current JUNE 2021 issue contains the following in-depth articles: 

  1. "The Handy Ironing Board" And Flat Iron Support
  2. American Goffering Iron
  3. A. K. Kenrick & Sons (1791-1991)
  4. The Sad Irons Of Chagrin Fall, Ohio
  5. The Case Of The Five Inch Swan
  6. Hot Iron Tester

View a past issue of the Pressing News.

Pressing Iron Enthusiasts is a Facebook discussion forum moderated by PITCA members. 

Member Updates for August 2021

★ Please welcome Gary Douglass as our new PITCA President and Melissa Blankenship in the newly created officer-level position of Zoom Coordinator.

Now available in the Members Only section:

1. The June issue of the Pressing News is available for reading and/or printing. 

2. Member notificationsare and upcoming events are posted at Announcements.

3. Have something to Question, Discuss or Barter? Bring it to the Forum or Buy-Sell-Trade and reach out to your fellow PITCA members. Check out the new posts!

4. Periodically check the Membership Directory  as there continue to be updates.

★ If you're a PITCA member and having trouble accessing the tabs under Members Only, see Troubleshooting.

PITCA Officers for 2021 - 2022

Gary Douglass ~ President

Jerry Marcus ~ Secretary/Treasurer

Jay Raymond ~ Editor, Pressing News

Jackie Lind ~ Librarian

Lynn Rosack ~ Webmaster

Melissa Blankenship- Zoom Coordinator

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