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PATINA - The Potomac Antique Tools and Industries Association, Inc.

Welcome to PATINA

The next meeting will be Sunday July 11!!

UPDATED Meeting Schedule of our regularly scheduled bi-monthly meetings for 2021:

May 16, 2021

July 11, 2021

September 12, 2021

October 9, 2021 (Damascus Auction)

November 14, 2021

Per current COVID restrictions, the PATINA meeting will be held at the American Legion Hall Post 270 in McLean VA on July 11. No indoor program! Start time: 830 tailgating , mini-auction at 1130. Social distancing and masks are still required for all attendees.
A strong attendance is expected. Tailgaters should space tables apart and set up in both parking lots to facilitate social distancing. The legion hall will be accessible for restroom use only. If it rains, the meeting will be rescheduled pending facility availability.

To pay dues, please send $15 to PATINA, c/o Mary Anne Graham, PO Box 211, Round Hill, VA 20142. Please support the club so events can continue. Thank you!

THE ANNUAL DEALER SALE AND AUCTION HAS NOW BEEN RESCHEDULED to Oct 8 for indoor dealer setup and Oct 9 for the sale and auction!!!!

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The Potomac Antique Tools and Industries Association, Inc. (PATINA) is an educational, tax-exempt organization for people who have an interest in the tools, crafts or manufacturing processes of the past.

Formed in 1977, PATINA is a regional tool club based in the Washington, D.C. area. We have members from 24 states, the District of Columbia and several foreign countries. Antique tool collectors, tool users and people simply seeking knowledge are well represented in PATINA's membership. The annual dues of $15.00 includes membership for the entire family and they are welcome to participate in all PATINA events. PATINA's original group of about 30 has grown to over 350.

Our mission is to promote and increase knowledge and understanding of the tools and trades practiced by our American ancestors. This purpose is partly served by the bimonthly newsletter PATINAGRAM which includes member-contributed articles and information of interest to our members. In addition, the PATINAGRAM provides regular announcements of upcoming meetings and auctions, reports on past meetings, reviews of relevant publications, and notices of other tool-related events. As an educational organization, PATINA is often invited to stage exhibits and demonstrations for local and national groups that express an interest in early tools and trades.



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