A PANATORIUM is where garments are cleaned, pressed, repaired or dyed. Real photo postcard, circa 1910.

You're Invited to Join PITCA!

Learn more about the many benefits of joining our organization. We look forward to adding you to our growing fellowship of collectors!

PITCA membership includes a subscription to the Pressing News. Our latest issue, published for March 2019 contains the following in-depth articles:

  1. PITCA Library: New Acquisitions
  2. Little Potts-Type One Piece Irons
  3. Dress Maker No. 1
  4. Mystery of the Sheffield Irons
  5. Imperial Brass Manufacturing Company
  6. It Is Not Enough
  7. A Guide To Evaluating Trivets

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

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Member Updates for MARCH 2019

In the Members Only section this month:

1. The March 2019 issue of the Pressing News is available for online viewing and/or printing. 

2. The 2018-2019 PITCA Member Directory has been updated as of March 2019.

3. The Lending Library catalog has been updated as of January 2019 by Librarian Jackie Lind.

4. It's time to make your Convention plans! Convention Registration will be FREE for those who register before June 15, 2019.

5. Please join in the Forum discussion Updating our PITCA page on Cleaning Irons by adding your your corrections or suggestions.

6. Be a PITCA ambassador! Print Flyers and distribute to friends and local antique outlets.

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

8. Have you forgotten your password and now you're unable to Sign In? Reset a Password 

PITCA Officers 2018 ~ 2019


Donna Vanover ~ President

Jerry Marcus ~ Secretary/Treasurer

Jay Raymond ~ Editor, Pressing News

Jackie Lind ~ Librarian

Lynn Rosack ~ Webmaster

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