P.O. Box 744
all year long...
Christmas Philatelic Club
What's in the July/August 2003 Yule Log?
Cover"...by Dr. Gale J. Raymond, FRGS...shows a favorite cover from his
collection. The registered commercial cover addressed to him was canceled on December 25,
1947 from Christmas Island.
Column" ...by Robert A.
Haslewood, CPC #860 . . . Bob shows examples of Canadian Christmas Issue 1944 Military
Aerogrammes. Bob shows the three different types and notes the differences of each of
these scarce items.
'Round the World'
Christmas Covers...by Richard L. Beecher, CPC #987...Richard describes a recent
trip to Canada's Royal Philatelic Society's annual convention in the tiny hamlet of
Hanover, Ontario. At the show he purchased over 100 covers for his Canadian postal history
collection including several Christmas related covers which are illustrated.
Scandinavian Christmas in July, Minnesota Stamp Expo" Pictures taken at the
show and the Club's meeting.
Checklist (1991-2002) ...by Patricia Prevey,
CPC #971...Pat continues with a checklist of Christmas stamps with their Scott # and a
brief description. This issue lists from Jamaica to Netherlands.
'Madonna and Child' Christmas Stamps" by Pastor
Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363 . . . Pastor Bloy describes the Madonna and
Child traditional stamps issued by the United States Post Office. Different ways to
collect these stamps are also illustrated and described. An index of the stamps is
provided at the end of the article.
Philatelic Club Auction" with Mary
Turner, CPC #720. 83 lot auction featuring a variety of Christmas related material
including mint worldwide stamps, chrome postcards and Christmas postmarks from Austria.
To see some of the regular columns in the Yule Log,
return to the Yule Log page.
The Yule Log is being
edited temporarily and distributed by Linda Lawrence
of Lexington, Kentucky. Edward Kalasa of Rosemont, Illinois is the club's current
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 $15 per
year for persons living in North America. Other Countries: $22.00 (US funds). Send an
international money order in US dollars.
Applications for membership
are available from Secretary Jim Balog at:
P.O. Box 744
or complete this Application Form and send it in.
For a sample issue of the Yule Log, send
CPC c/o Jim Balog
P.O. Box 744