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2021 PITCA Convention and Auction

 There's still time to Join PITCA and attend our Convention on July 30 & 31 near Pittsburgh, PA. Come early and attend The Iron Collection of William "Buck" Carson Auction, presented by Hartzell's Auction Gallery on July 29th. All events to be held at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township, PA. 

See Spotlight/Upcoming Auctions for instructions on purchasing a printed catalog.

★ This auction has been posted by Hartzell's Auction Gallery on LiveAuctioneers! CLICK for LINK

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.

There are now 42 videos in the YouTube series Kevin Talks Irons produced by Kevin & Kate McCartney. 

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

Member Updates for JUNE 2021

Now available in the Members Only section:

1. See Members Only/Zoom Gatherings! for a summary of the latest gathering held June 12th.

2. The June issue of the Pressing News is now available for reading and/or printing. This includes an attachment for Membership Renewal plus Convention Registration & Menu selection.

3. Upcoming events are now posted at Announcements.

4. 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!

5. 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 2020 - 2021

James Mattimore ~ President

Jerry Marcus ~ Secretary/Treasurer

Jay Raymond ~ Editor, Pressing News

Jackie Lind ~ Librarian

Lynn Rosack ~ Webmaster

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