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

Welcome to PATINA

Many thanks to all who participated and attended our ANNUAL TOOL AUCTION, dealer and tailgate sale in Damascus Maryland.

The next PATINA meeting will be held at the American Legion Hall Post 270 in McLean VA on November 14.
The Guest Speaker to be announced.

Start time: 8:30 tailgating, mini-auction at 11:30, with The lecture and presentation to immediately follow. Attention to social distancing is requested .

A strong attendance is expected. Please reserve parking in the upper lot for tailgaters, and if you are simply planning on attending the tailgate and meeting park in the lower lot.

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!

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

July 11, 2021

September 12, 2021

October 16, 2021 (Damascus Tool Show and Auction)

November 14, 2021

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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