This congenial group of PITCA members toured the Museum of Romanian Records in Bucharest, Romania, en route to Lindau, Germany for the September 2018 International Congress. FYI: Some of the images on our website, like this one, can be viewed in higher resolution by clicking once to enlarge and twice to zoom.

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 December 2018, contains the following in-depth articles:

  1. 16th International Congress of Iron Collectors
  2. The Lantz Trivets of Dick Hankenson
  3. Oscar Montfort's Fuel Iron Patent & Patent Model
  4. Butterfield & Read
  5. Scottish Box Irons

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

NOTE: The Webmaster is in the process of adding Google Translate to all pages of this website. This update will proceed from left to right in the tabs. 

Member Updates for FEBRUARY 2019

In the Members Only section this month:

1. Here are the most recent topics in our Forum. Join in and share your expertise, or start a Discussion of your own!

  • Updating our PITCA page: Cleaning Irons
  • SHEFFIELD Sad Irons

2. The December 2018 issue of the Pressing News is available for online viewing and/or printing.

3. The 2018-2019 PITCA Member Directory is available for online viewing and/or printing. Our online directory will be updated quarterly. In the meantime, check the Directory for Updates like changes in Contact Info and New Members.

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

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

6. Have you forgotten your password and now you're unable to Sign In? The directions to Reset a Password are at the bottom of this link.

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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