PITCA members Kevin and Kate McCartney live in Caribou, Maine. They are writing and producing a series of videos about iron collecting that can now be found at Kate McCartney on YouTube. You can view a list of their videos at Spotlight/In The News!

Welcome to the PITCA website! It's our wish that you find your visits both interesting and beneficial. Want to learn even more? You are cordially invited to JOIN PITCA! You won't find a nicer group of collectors ... people you will soon call friends.

The Pressing News Journal

PITCA membership includes a subscription to the Pressing News, published quarterly. The June 2020 issue contains the following in-depth articles: 

  1. How Did PITCA Get Started?
  2. The Sad Iron(y) Of These Collectibles
  3. Generic Iron Stands
  4. Wonderful Trivet Find!
  5. Collecting Vintage Sprinkler Bottles: Part Two
  6. Torrid Electric Irons
  7. Fluting Machines
  8. Lucky Lady Ironing Board & Step-Ladder

Interested in learning more? View a past issue of the Pressing News.

PITCA Officers for 2020 - 2021

James Mattimore ~ President

Jerry Marcus ~ Secretary/Treasurer

Jay Raymond ~ Editor, Pressing News

Jackie Lind ~ Librarian

Lynn Rosack ~ Webmaster

Member Updates for July 2020

Each month in 2020 a PITCA member or group is selected and featured on our website's Home page.

Now available in the Members Only Section:

1. Membership Dues are due July 1st. The 2020-2021 PITCA Membership Renewal Form is available at the Pressing News tab.

2. Please check the Membership Directory each time you visit. Currently there are 14 contact updates and 3 new members/families posted! Once the majority of membership renewals have been received the Directory will be updated.

3. Don't forget about the discussion Forum and Buy/Sell/Trade areas! Check out the most recent posts.

4. The JUNE 2020 issue is available for reading and/or printing at the Pressing News tab.

PITCA Member Website Access reminders:

 ★ An email reminder is sent each time the quarterly Pressing News is posted. If you don't see that email, check your Spam folder.

★ If, under Members Only, all you can see is How To View, then you are signed out and will need to sign in again.

★ Have you forgotten your password and now you're unable to Sign In? Follow the directions to reset a password.


* 2020 PITCA Convention in Ohio (July 24 & 25, 2020). 

* 2021 International Meeting in Spain. Read the message from organizer Pierre Lachnowicz.

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