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Christmas Philatelic Club
What's in the July/August 2005 Yule Log?
Stories - "Good Fence" Christmas Cover. . . by Pastor Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363 . . . Pastor Bloy
explains the significance of a 1976 Israel cover commemorating the opening in the
"Good Fence" enabling Christians to cross the border at Dovev, and then journey
to the city of Nazareth where they could celebrate Christmas at the Bascilica of the
A Couple of Other
Holidays . . . by Patricia Prevey, CPC
#971. . .Pat explores two other year-end holidays - Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. Illustrations of
stamps commemorating these two holidays are shown.
. . . by Robert A. Haslewood, CPC #860 . . .A Penny Saved Is a Penny Earned
. . . Bob shows two postcards sent in the early 1900's and included a picture of the
sender affixed to save one cent in postage. Most photographs were sent by first class mail
for 2 cents but the postcards only cost one cent to mail.
"Down Under" on Cover. . . by Richard
L. Beecher, CPC #987. Richard shows several commercial covers from Australia using
Christmas stamps to pay the postage.
Philatelic Club Auction #90. . . with Mary Turner, CPC #720. 71 lots of Christmas items
including covers, souvenir sheets, Christmas postmarks, First Day Covers, Boa Festas
cards, postcards and worldwide Christmas stamps.
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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..
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