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PITCA is a unique club, meeting the educational and networking needs of iron, trivet, and other laundry day collectors for over 38 years. Our longevity and success is largely due to the many friendships made along the way. 

PITCA is based in the United States but membership is open to all. Join PITCA to gain access to the Members Only area of this website. As a member you can participate in virtual Zoom Gatherings or attend real world Regional Meetings, Auctions, and the Annual Convention. Our PITCA members hail from: 

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Please take a moment to review the benefits of membership. We hope you'll make it your New Year's resolution to Join Us and Join PITCA! 

✽ Benefits of Membership and Application Form

 May you have good health, good experiences, and good company in 2023! 

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

The December 2022 issue contains these articles: 

  1. English Goffering Irons
  2. 17th Int. Congress of Iron Collectors
  3. Advertising Something With Irons
  4. The Berger Sad Iron Stand & Its Reproductions
  5. Three Gas Jet Irons
  6. Rid-Jid Ironing Boards

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

View Spotlight/Kevin Talks Irons for a complete Index.


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

Members Only Updates ✽ DECEMBER

1. UPDATE: Due to a University scheduling conflict, Zoom Leader Melissa Blankenship has RESCHEDULED the next ZOOM GATHERING to SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 at 1 PM.

2. The December issue of the Pressing News is now available online. Mailing of the printed edition may be delayed until mid-December.

3. PITCA Updates! Please begin using the newest versions of these resources, found in the Members Only section. 

  • Library Inventory updated Nov. 17th.
  • Member Directory updated Dec. 4th.
  • Index To The Pressing News updated Dec. 4th.

4. PITCA members, contact the Webmaster to share image(s) of how you display your collection. See examples at Irons/Displaying and Trivets/Displaying.

5. Please check Announcements each time you visit the website. And take advantage of the BuySellTrade and Forum areas 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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