Midwest Sad Iron Collectors Club Convention Aug 8-9

. August 1, 2008

The auction of Peggy and Bill Heyman and Eloise and Dick Preis Collections will be one of the many highlights before the Midwest Sad Iron Collectors Club’s August 8 and 9, Convention at the Hilton Airport Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. The auction is scheduled for August 6 and 7.

Members and guests are expected to attend from across the United States and abroad.

Other activities will include a Buy/Sell session plus informative presentations. Members will be displaying irons, trivets and other laundry-related items and there will also be a Show and Tell session.

This year the Club is going all out and offering a full week of activities starting on Monday, August 4. Some of the activities will include a stop at The Arabia Steamboat Museum, a Kansas City Royal Baseball Game, The John Wornall House Museum plus a visit to one of the local Casinos.

The Midwest Sad Iron Collectors Club was founded July 22, 1984, in Owatonna, Minnesota. The Club was organized exclusively for educational, fellowship and literary purposes in the personal and private collection and study by its membership of Sadirons and related items; and to foster National and International amateur association and fellowship among and between private collectors of Sadirons. The club membership lists more than 300 families with members from 42 States, Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Romania, Scotland, Spain and Switzerland. The Club’s quarterly newsletter, Pressing News, serves as an information exchange about pressing irons. In addition, much laundry-related articles, books and pamphlets may be borrowed by stateside members from the club’s lending library.

“Whether you have a collection of 9, 90 or 900 Irons, you too can share in the fellowship when club members meet at the annual convention to exchange information about their common hobby as well as buy, sell and trade irons trivets and other laundry related items,” said Jerry Marcus, the club Secretary/Treasurer.

For more information about the club or its upcoming convention, contract Jerry Marcus, e-mail: MidwestSadIron@aol.com or 718-591-0927.

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