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Do you collect pressing irons, trivets, or other laundry day collectibles?

Join PITCA! You won't find a nicer group of collectors ~ people you will soon call friends.

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Image for September: products signed New England (NE) Butt Company, Providence, Rhode Island. Left to right: 5" long polishing iron, sad iron stand and toy trivet. Circa 1870s. From the collection of Lynn Rosack. 

✽ This website is being updated & reorganized to better serve our members & the public. Thank you for your patience.


PITCA membership includes a subscription to the Pressing News journal, published quarterly in September, December, March & June.

The September 2022 issue contains these articles: 

  1. W.S. Kinsman's Brochure
  2. Washing and Ironing Day
  3. English Goffering Iron Bearing an "Rd" Diamond: A Marriage?
  4. The British Registered Diamond System
  5. Russian Goffering Iron
  6. Double Pointed Electrics
  7. Central Flatiron Manufacturing

Would you like to read a past issue? ✰ Click Here to view six articles from the September 2021 issue plus two other articles shared from earlier issues.

See the 2022 PITCA Convention Photo Album sharing images of our recent gathering in Pittsburgh, PA.

Be sure to check the SPOTLIGHT Tab each time you visit for the latest in upcoming Auctions - electric iron and trivet related Blog posts - and the most recent Videos in the interesting and educational "Kevin Talks Irons" series on YouTube. #60 posted on August 21!

Pressing Iron Enthusiasts is a Facebook discussion forum moderated by PITCA members. Check it out!

The late David Irons' three "Irons By Irons" reference books plus his book "Pressing Iron Patents" are now on sale at 30% Off. Visit the PITCA Store.

Members Only Updates ✰ SEPTEMBER

1. Our next ZOOM GATHERING will be Saturday, October 8th @ 4:30 PM- 5:30 PM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time). More info in Announcements.

2. The September issue of the digital Pressing News is available online.

3. The online PITCA Member Directory has been updated as of September 1, 2022. Please discard your old copy and refer to this version for the most accurate information. 

4. If you have PITCA Conventiion images to share, please email them to Webmaster Lynn.

5. Membership Renewal is now past due for the 2022-2023 club year. Please submit your dues and Renewal Form to Jerry Marcus ASAP.
 

6. Please check Announcements each time you visit the website. And take advantage of BuySellTrade and Forum to communicate with fellow members. 

PITCA Officers for 2022 - 2023

Jeannie Marcus ~ President

Jerry Marcus ~ Secretary/Treasurer

Jay Raymond ~ Editor, Pressing News

Jackie Lind ~ Librarian

Lynn Rosack ~ Webmaster

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