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Christmas Philatelic Club
Review of the May/June 2002 Yule Log
Show 2002" by Karen Trillich, CPC
#1605 . . . description of events at this year's CPC annual get together in Plymouth,
Michigan. A visit to Canterbury Village, CPC Meeting, CPC Exhibit Award Winners and a
centre spread of full colour pictures.
Postmarks 2001" by Christina
Howland-Stitt, CPC #810 . . . well-illustrated article describing Santa postmarks used
in the USA during 2001.
Stamp Stories - St. Lucia - Luca della Robbia - 1970" by Pastor Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363 ... illustrates and
explains the significance of the Madonna and Child stamp issued by St. Lucia for the
Christmas of 1970.
Cordialmente" by Ferrarese Sergio, CPC #1032 . . . Christmas cancels of
Italy during 2000 are illustrated
Column" by Robert A.
Haslewood, CPC #860 . . . Bob illustrates and describes some 'Christmas city'
hand-drawn cacheted covers from his collection: Santa, Idaho; Noel, Missouri; Christmas, Florida; Santa
Claus, Indiana; and Noel, Virginia.
on CPC Member Noretta Emerson" by Karen
Trillich, CPC #1605 . . . Noretta competed for the first time at the Calumet Stamp
Show in March 2002 with her Christmas Seals exhibit and won a Gold and was awarded the
Grand! Besides seals, Noretta also collects hat pins, vintage clothing and hats,
barbershop paraphernalia and dolls.
World Christmas Covers" by Richard L. Beecher, CPC #987. . . shows
and explains two interesting covers from Equatorial Guinea using Christmas stamps. Finding
on-cover usages of its Christmas issues is quite a challenge.
Philatelic Club Auction #78" by Mary
Turner, CPC #720 ... Auction Deadline August 10, 2002. A 103 lot auction which
includes a variety of Christmas items: worldwide Christmas stamps, United States First Day
Covers; Christmas postmarks and souvenir sheets.
Cool Yule" . . . take off on 'Twas the Night Before Christmas...by Bob
Tucker http://www.grandpatucker.com http://www.night.net/tucker/christmas/cool-yule1.html-ssi
Know?" "Carols are banned -- but bounce back" ... http://www.didyouknow.cd/xmas/xmascarols.htm
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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