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Vintage Electric Irons is the blog of PITCA Pressing News Editor Jay Raymond. 

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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.

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Member Updates for MAY 2021

Now available in the Members Only section:

1. Read about our most recent (May 8) Zoom meeting under ZOOM Gatherings!

2. The Announcements tab now lists Upcoming Events.

3. 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!

4. Periodically check the Membership Directory  as there have been several updates.

★ If you're a PITCA member and having trouble accessing the tabs under Members Only, see Troubleshooting.

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 is on July 29th, preceding the 2021 PITCA Convention on July 30 & 31, 2021. All events to be held at the Pittsburgh Marriott North in Cranberry Township, PA. 

PITCA Officers for 2020 - 2021

James Mattimore ~ President

Jerry Marcus ~ Secretary/Treasurer

Jay Raymond ~ Editor, Pressing News

Jackie Lind ~ Librarian

Lynn Rosack ~ Webmaster