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Christmas Philatelic Club
Review of the January/February 1997 Yule Log
Christmas Cancels of Kentucky - Linda Lawrence
describes the numerous Kentucky cancels from post offices with names having Christmas
connections. Postmarks from Mistletoe, Nicholasville, Halo, Saint Joseph and Nazareth
Kentucky are illustrated.
Auction - Mary Turner includes 180 lots of
Christmas material in this issue's auction. Stamps, First Days, Christkindls, Aerogrammes,
Seals, Cards, and many miscellaneous Christmas items are included in this auction. Since
this is a donation auction, all proceeds will go to the Club.
A Christmas Tree of US Postmarks - Editor June
Berwald illustrates many of the Christmas postmarks used in the United States at Christmas
Christmas Issues 1995-1996 - Ev Foster lists
and describes Christmas issues.
Christmas Cancels from Belgium and Austria -
Marc Collage illustrates 1996 Christmas postmarks.
Ken Mackenzie Writer's Award Winner - Editor
June Berwald announces the 1996 winner of the Ken Mackenzie Writer's Award - George Rohrer
of Raleigh, North Carolina for this article "Santons-de-Provence"
which appeared in the November/December Yule Log. The article describes the Nativity
scenes and the "Little Saints" which are used in southern France.
Christmas Customs Around the World - Glenn
Vasbinder visits Brazil and describes some of Brazil's Christmas traditions.
Chatterbox - Kathy Ward discusses the rubber
stamp cachets used from Christmas, Michigan and the cancellation of Canada Post's
Christmas Card Discount program.
Net Ramblings - Kathy Ward describes some of
the resources available to Christmas stamp collectors on the World Wide Web. Illustrations
of many of the Christmas stamps, seals and postmarks used at Christmas 1996 were available
via the Club's Web Page.
To see some of the regular columns in the Yule Log,
return to the Yule Log.
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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