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all year long...
Christmas Philatelic Club
Review of the July/August 2001 Yule Log
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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..
For a sample issue of the Yule Log, send
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