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

The outstanding collection of Mary Balestri was auctioned one day prior to the annual PITCA Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. There were over 500 wonderful irons in many styles: Goffering, Charcoal Irons, Tailoring Irons, Combination, Fluters, Electric, Box, Detachable Handle, Liquid Fuel, Amazok, Swans, Polishing, Sad, and many more.