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Christmas Philatelic Club
Review of the January/February 1996 Yule Log
First Day Ceremony in Christmas, Florida -
Suzanne Yankowski, CPC member from Clearwater, Florida, reported on the activities for the
First Day of Issue Ceremony for the 1995 "Midnight Angel" and the "Children
Sledding Down a Hill" Christmas stamps. The article was illustrated by a photo taken
by the author picturing Santa Claus, the Blues Brothers (special guest stars) and an
enlargement of the Children Sledding stamp.
A Short History of the Postcard - Dr. Kenneth
Lewis, CPC member from San Angelo, Texas, reported on the history of Christmas postcards
with illustrations of some early 20th century Christmas postcards.
Reports - Included were two pages of Christmas
cancels, a report on the 1995 issues from the United States, Canada, and San Marino.
Information about a Sorbian Christmas custom illustrated on a stamp from the German
Democratic Republic was included. The date for a CPC meeting at Capex in June was
Christmas Customs Around the World by Glenn
Vasbinder featured the Netherlands.
Donation Auction featured 140 lots of stamps,
first day covers, Christmas City covers, seals, pictorial cancels, miscellaneous covers
To see some of the regular columns in the Yule Log,
return to the Yule Log.
The Yule Log is edited by Jon Miller 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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For additional information about the Christmas
return to CPC's Home Page.