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★ Be sure to check out Spotlight/Upcoming Auctions. The catalog for the Jankowski Collection Auction is now posted on LiveAuctioneers.

Pressing News

PITCA membership includes a subscription to the Pressing News journal which is published quarterly in September, December, March & June. The December 2021 issue contains the following in-depth articles: 

  1. Scottish Box Irons
  2. The Simplex Electric Flat Iron Stand
  3. Brownlee, Campbell & Wright (gas irons)
  4. Silver Streak
  5. Myers Goat
  6. Ad for the C. W. Bongard & Co., Limited Electric Iron (Canadian)

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.

The YouTube series Kevin Talks Irons by PITCA members Kate & Kevin McCartney is intended to educate and entertain the avid collector, beginning collector, antique shop owner, picker and novice alike. Each of these 51 Videos is a mini lesson on a different topic about irons. See the entire list of videos in the series.

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PITCA Officers for 2021 - 2022

Gary Douglas ~ President

Jerry Marcus ~ Secretary/Treasurer

Jay Raymond ~ Editor, Pressing News

Jackie Lind ~ Librarian

Lynn Rosack ~ Webmaster

Members Only Updates * JANUARY 2022

1. Take advantage of the Discussion Forum and Buy-Sell-Trade to communicate with fellow members. Check for new posts each visit.

2. The Membership Directory & Index to the Pressing News were revised as of September. Please use these new versions.

3. The December 2021 issue of the Pressing News is posted for reading and/or printing.

★ If you're a PITCA member and need to Sign Up for this website, or are having trouble accessing the tabs under Members Only, see Troubleshooting.

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