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Christmas Philatelic Club
What's in the March/April 2007 Yule Log?
Stamp Stories: From Wax Seals to Christmas Seals. . . by Pastor Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363 . . . Pastor Bloy discusses why Christmas Seals are referred to as Christmas seals rather than Christmas labels. Aland's Christmas seals for 2006 give us an answer. An Illustration of the seals shows replicas of wax seals.
Bob's Column -
Three 19th Century Christmas Cards . . . . by Robert A. Haslewood, CPC #860 . . . Several Christmas cards from the 1800's are shown and discussed. On the Yule Log's cover is a Christmas letter carrier's card dating from 1885. It was delivered by a Toronto, Ontario letter carrier named W.R. Woodcock.
"Canada's 1970 Christmas Issue - Part 1". . . by Richard
L. Beecher, CPC #987. Twelve stamps depicting paintings by Canadian school children were issued by Canada in 1970. Covers showing the five-cents issue are illustrating paying different rates of postage.
Island in Nova Scotia " . . . by Tom Neufer Emswiler, CPC #894. CPC member Irene MacCready sent Editor Tom information about obtaining a special Christmas postmark from Christmas Island, Nova Scotia. A bit of history about the postmark's introduction is included as well as instructions on how to get the postmark.
- Yule Log Editor to Step Down . . by Tom Neufer Emswiler, CPC #894. Readers who are interested in taking over this position are asked to contact President June Berwald.
- "CPC Covers
from the 2006 March Party" . . . now available from Vice-president Joan Klimchalk.
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..
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