In The News: a German newspaper article discussing the 2018 International Congress.

Images from the 2018 International Congress of Iron Collectors in Bavaria, Germany.

The Balestri Collection Photo Album contains images from the pre-convention auction. See also the 2018 Convention Photo Album.

PITCA membership includes a subscription to the Pressing News. Our latest issue, published September 2018, contains the following in-depth articles:

  • Make-Do Irons
  • A Curated Tour of American Steam Irons
  • Early History of Irons in North America
  • Dudley Fluting Machine

Interested in seeing a copy? View a past issue of the Pressing News.

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Member Updates for OCTOBER 2018

In the Members Only section this month:

* PITCA continues to add more new members! They are listed at Club Directory.

* The September edition of Pressing News is available for reading and printing. 

* "Collectible Photography: Equipment, Technique, Hints, Suggestions and Tips" by Ed Rosack was added at Bonus Materials.

* The PITCA Picture Directory has been updated.

* Please Print Flyers and distribute to friends and local antique outlets to advertise PITCA.

* Dues paying PITCA members: be sure to Sign Up for our website if you have not yet done so.

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PITCA Officers 2018 ~ 2019


Donna Vanover ~ President

Jerry Marcus ~ Secretary/Treasurer

Jay Raymond ~ Editor, Pressing News

Jackie Lind ~ Librarian

Lynn Rosack ~ Webmaster