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What to Collect? Christmas Philatelic Resources Yule Log, CPC's bimonthly journal Ken Mackenzie Writer's Award


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What's in the January/February Yule Log?

Feature Articles

  • Ken Mackenzie Writer's Awards for 2004 Announced
    Congratulations to Greg Malzone for winning the Best Article award for his article "Early Swedish Christmas Customs Depicted on Scott #1657-1660."   The article appeared in the November/December 2004 Yule Log. Congratulations to Pastor Wilmer Bloy, winner of the Best Regular Columnist Award. Pastor Bloy is the writer of "Christmas Stamp Stories" column. The awards will be presented at the annual CPC meeting being held at the August APS show in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

  • Christmas Stamp Stories - Madonna and Child 2004. . . by Pastor Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363 . . . discussion of the U.S. Christmas Madonna stamps issued in particular the 2004 issue portraying a painting by Piero di Giovanni. Illustrations include covers prepared for cancellation from Christmas, MI and Bethlehem, KY.

  • Bob's Column ... by Bob Haslewood, CPC #860 . . .Bob discusses tagging errors found on several of Canada's Christmas stamp issues.

  • Christmas Wordplay . . . by Dennis Moore, CPC #1692

  • The Real Christmas Stamps of St. Vincent & Tonga . . . by Steve Zirinsky, CPC #1745 . . . Steve discusses the value of collecting revalued stamps from these countries. "Left over stamps which had been originally printed for collectors but had not been purchased by them have been recycled and printed over with new values for use as stamps of various sorts in their respective countries."

  • "Christmas Covers from Chad and Niger". . . by Richard L. Beecher, CPC #987. Richard illustrates and describes several interesting Christmas covers from Chad and Niger, two countries well known as prolific stamp issuers but not well known as issuers of Christmas stamps.

  • Christmas Checklist Updates & Corrections . . . by Patricia Prevey, CPC #971 . . . click on the link to see a pdf file of the updated list

  • Christmas Philatelic Club Auction #87 . . . with Mary Turner, CPC #720 75 lot auction includes mint worldwide Christmas stamps, United States FDCs and First Day cancels on postcards. BID DEADLINE: March 10, 2005. CPC members only may participate.

  • Yule Log Index and Cross Reference...information how to obtain a copy of the Index from CPC President Ed Kalasa. The index is a listing of articles which have appeared in the Yule Log from 1969-1999. Index Ordering Information

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 current president.

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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For a sample issue of the Yule Log, send $3.00 to
P.O. Box 744

Geneva OH



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