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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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Geneva OH

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The Founding of CPC

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Review of the January/February 1999 Yule Log

Feature Articles

  • "The Robin on England's Christmas Stamps"... Rev. Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363, explains the popularity of the robin and its relationship to the Christmas story.

  • "Ken Mackenzie Writer's Award Winner"...the 1998 winner is announced. Joan Klimchalk for her article Who is Santa Claus?

  • "In Memory of a Friend"... announcement of the passing of CPC member Ken Lewis of San Angelo, Texas.

  • "Experimental 1970 Christmas Precancels"... John Hotchner , CPC #1258, discusses U.S. Christmas precancels. An interesting cover is shown with the 1970 toy precancels and two printings of the 1970 Nativity precancel used on Jan. 31, 1971, the day the stamps were demonetized.

  • "The Carols and Songs of Christmas"...Glenn Vasbinder, CPC #484 continues his series by describing the origins of the carols "We Three Kings of Orient Are," "Christmas for Cowboys" and "Up on the Housetop."

  • "Just a Sip" - Religion on Christmas Stamps"... Rev. Frank Pieper , CPC #1051, continues to share his enjoyment of collecting Religion on Christmas stamps with readers of the Yule Log. Rev. Pieper illustrates stamps showing the journey of Mary and Joseph from Nazareth to Bethlehem. Rev. Pieper relates an imaginary story about angels discussing where the Son of God would be born.

  • 'Round the World Christmas Covers...Richard Beecher, CPC #987, illustrates a 1978 cover from Nicaragua using the 1977 Christmas stamp picturing a scene from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite. The covers has several interesting receiving marks.

  • "Greetings from Christmas Michigan" ... Joan Klimchalk describes her trip to the October 14, 1998 Christmas First Day Ceremony.

  • "Is Christmas Philatelic Club a Christian Club?"...Ken Mackenzie, Founder of the Christmas Philatelic Club. Reprinted from the January 1976 Yule Log.

  • Christmas Philatelic Club Auction - Mary Turner and Richard Sartor describe 167 lots of Christmas philatelic material. Many lots are illustrated. This issue's auction is a donation aution. All proceeds for the benefit of the Club. The auction includes worldwide stamps, commemorative panels, U.S. First Day Covers, First Day Programs, Miscellaneous Seal items, German magazines, postmarks, Letters from Santa and Miscellaneous Christmas items.

  • Yule Log Index and Cross Reference...information how to obtain a copy of the Index from CPC Vice-President Ed Kalasa. The index is a listing of articles which have appeared in the Yule Log from 1969-1997. 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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