Phase One of the Mary Balestri Collection was sold at auction on Thursday, July 12, 2018 preceding the 2018 PITCA Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Auctioneer: Hartzell Auction Gallery. 

Balestri Auction: Thursday 7/12/18

There was a nice selection of fluting irons for sale ~ both small hand fluters and large and small crank fluters. ☆ Fluting irons were used to crimp, ruffle or pleat fabric.