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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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The Founding of CPC

Read about CPC's 25th Anniversary Celebration

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Review of the January/February 1998 Yule Log

Feature Articles

  • The Evolution of United States Christmas Stamps... Serge E. Logan, CPC #1541, describes the 101 face-different Christmas stamps of the United States. This total increases to 181 by adding the great variety of collecting types, ie, luminescent tagged, different formats, precanceled etc. Several issues are illustrated. (Reprinted from "Across the Fence Post," newsletter of the Wisconsin Federation of Stamp Clubs.)

  • Ken Mackenzie Writer's Award Winner...The 1997 Ken Mackenzie Writer's Award Winner is Linda Lawrence of Lexington, Kentucky for her article "Christmas Cancels of Kentucky" which appeared in the January/February, 1997 issue of the Yule Log.

  • CPC Election of Officers...Officers of the Christmas Philatelic Club for the 1998-99 term are announced.

  • From the President's Desk...Newly elected President Glenn Vasbinder invites members to get involved with CPC in some manner. Members are invited to write to him or other officers of the Club to voice their likes/dislikes.

  • Via Nazareth... Member Victor Tommaso tells members how to send a Christmas card "via Nazareth."

  • VAPEX '97...Editor June Berwald describes the Club's meeting at VAPEX in November. Two pages of pictures are included. CPC members who exhibited and won awards include:
    Stephen S. Washburne (CPC #1535) Gold Award, Postal History Society Silver Medal
    Douglas K. Lehmann (CPC #742) Vermeil Award, Christmas Seal and Charity Stamp Society Award
    Joan M. Klimchalk (CPC #816) Vermeil Award, ATA Silver Medal, People's Choice Award
    Annette Gruber (CPC #1104) Silver-Bronze Award
    June E. Berwald (CPC #1354) Silver-Bronze Award
    Mary Turner (CPC #720) Bronze Award

  • Chatterbox...Kathy Ward gives the progress of the Yule Log Index and Cross Reference and thanks the people who sponsored this effort by purchasing an ad. Kathy also illustrates and describes the Christmas stamps of Canada for 1997.

  • Christmas Customs Around the World, Part XVIII...Glenn Vasbinder continues his series with a visit to Switzerland. Glenn describes some of the customs associated with the varied linguistic areas of this country.

  • Christmas Philatelic Club Auction - Mary Turner and Richard Sartor describe 126 lots of Christmas philatelic material, including stamps, Canada FDCs, Foreign FDCs, miscellaneous seal items, United States and Foreign cancellations, CPC covers, postal stationery, maxi cards, postcards and some miscellaneous Christmas collectibles. This is a DONATION AUCTION. All proceeds to the Christmas Philatelic Club.

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 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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