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★ Most Recent Video: #48 Ober Sad Irons
PITCA members Kevin and Kate McCartney live in Caribou, Maine. With Kate filming and Kevin narrating, together they have produced a series of 48 videos about iron collecting, all posted on YouTube.
Kevin, an antique iron collector, discusses a wide variety of topics related to antique pressing irons. This series is intended to educate and entertain the avid collector, beginning collector, antique shop owner, pickers and novices alike. Each video is a mini lesson on a different topic about irons.
PITCA membership includes a subscription to the Pressing News journal, published quarterly. The current SEPTEMBER 2021 issue contains the following in-depth articles:
The Pressing News is a valuable benefit of membership! Past issues dating to 2014 are available online for reading and/or printing by members. View a past issue.
2. The September issue of the Pressing News Journal is posted. These newly updated pdf files are available for printing and/or viewing.
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Gary Douglass ~ President
Jerry Marcus ~ Secretary/Treasurer
Jay Raymond ~ Editor, Pressing News
Jackie Lind ~ Librarian
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