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The Pressing News

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

  1. Conner Detachable Handle Iron
  2. Flirting With The Ironers
  3. The Charm Of Repaired Irons
  4. M. J. Rosenberger
  5. The Tibbals Patent Iron
  6. Gross Star Gas & Electric Iron
  7. La Societe Anonyme La Couvinoise
  8. Irons You Would Not Buy
  9. The Enterprise Sad Irons (Ad)

Interested in what an issue is like? View a past issue of the Pressing News.

Spotlight/Upcoming Auctions: Hartzell's Auction Gallery announces the sale of a Catalog documenting The Iron Collection of William "Buck" Carson. (The catalog will be posted online @ LiveAuctioneers in June.)

Auction: July 29, 2021 on LiveAuctioneers, prior to the 2021 PITCA Convention at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township, PA. 

Kevin Talks Irons, 39 videos produced by PITCA members Kevin & Kate McCartney.

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Member Updates for APRIL 2021

Now available in the Members Only section:

1. Our next Zoom meeting will be Saturday, May 8th. For more info see Announcements.

2. Our first Zoom Meeting was held on 4/10 with 25 members attending. Read more in the Forum.

3. The MARCH 2021 Pressing News is available for reading and printing. 

4. The PITCA Membership Directory was updated on February 17th. Please use this new version as there have been many updates. 

5. The PITCA Lending Library Inventory was updated on January 26th by Librarian Jackie Lind. 

6. Have something to question, discuss or barter? Bring it to the Forum or Buy-Sell-Trade and reach out to your fellow PITCA members!

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PITCA Officers for 2020 - 2021

James Mattimore ~ President

Jerry Marcus ~ Secretary/Treasurer

Jay Raymond ~ Editor, Pressing News

Jackie Lind ~ Librarian

Lynn Rosack ~ Webmaster

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