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Christmas Philatelic Club
Review of the January/February 1999 Yule Log
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
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
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
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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