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What to Collect? Christmas Philatelic Resources Yule Log, CPC's bimonthly journal Ken Mackenzie Writer's Award


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Geneva OH

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CPC Executive Board

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The Founding of CPC

Read about CPC's 25th Anniversary Celebration

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Review of the July/August 2001 Yule Log

Feature Articles

  • "Christmas Bells Help Ring in Seasonal Stamp Issues" by Betty Van Tenac .

  • "Meet the Designer: Lou Nolan" by Kim Frankenhoff...designer of several stamps for the US postal service including 1992 Christmas Toys issue and the stocking design of 1994.

  • "A Cover for Toy Fans" by Christina Howland-Stitt ... illustrates and describes the 1997 Christmas in October postmark from Sacramento, CA.

  • "Round the World Christmas Covers" by Richard Beecher, CPC #987... illustrates and discusses two covers from his collection: a Burundi airletter with an added Merry Christmas cachet and an airletter from Ghana with a cachet depicting children and toys with a Christmas and New Years greeting.

  • "Bob's Column" by Robert A. Haslewood, CPC #860 . . . illustrates a folded letter from Manchester, England franked with a Penny Black, backstamped with red colored Manchester postmark and a black colored circular Dec. 25, 1840 receiver postmark. Also shown is a rare Georgetown, Prince Edward Island cover backstamped with a black cirular PEI Dec. 25, 1863 postmark. Other Christmas related postmarks are shown that have errors.

  • "Santa and His Reindeer -- Who Needs Snow?" by Christina Howland-Stitt ...a 'Coffee Pot Card' depicts Santa in a jeep towing a sleigh laden with toys moving through the Saudi Arabian desert.

  • "Who really celebrates Christmas?"by Charles Waterstradt, CPC #1546...a bit about how those less fortunate celebrate Christmas

  • "2000 Parade of Christmas Stamps" by Christina Howland-Stitt ... lists of worldwide Christmas stamps issued at Christmas 2000 along with design description and Scott numbers.

  • Yule Log Index and Cross Reference...information how to obtain a copy of the Index from CPC President Ed Kalasa. The index is a listing of articles which have appeared in the Yule Log from 1969-1999. Index Ordering Information

To see some of the regular columns in the Yule Log, return to the Yule Log page.

The Yule Log is edited by Jon Mills of Ottawa, Ontario. Christine Sanders of Englewood, Florida is the club's current president.

The invitation to membership in the Christmas Philatelic Club is open to any Christmas topical philatelist who is seriously interested in associating with those who collect likewise.

Current dues are $20 per year for persons living in North America. Other Countries: $30.00 (US funds). Send an international money order in US dollars.

Applications for membership are available from Secretary/Treasurer Jim Balog, PO Box 744, Geneva, Ohio 44042-0744 USA or complete this Application Form and send it to the secretary's address..


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For a sample issue of the Yule Log, send $3.00 to
P.O. Box 744

Geneva OH



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