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Christmas Philatelic Club
Review of the March/April 2000 Yule Log
"Madonna and Child, 1993" by George
Rohrer, CPC #1499...describes the First Day Ceremony for this stamp and circumstances
leading up to the ceremony being held in Raleigh, NC.
"Christkindl Cancels" by
Albert Vasbinder...reprinted from December 1971 Yule Log.
"The Soroptimist and Christmas" ...
by Christina Howland-Stitt, CPC #810...illustration and discussion of Soroptimist Tree
Festival Station Christmas cancel.
"A Christmas Tree of Italian Postmarks"
... Sergio Ferrarese, CPC #1032...illustration of Italian Christmas 1999 postmarks.
"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. In this issue, Rev. Pieper continues the Nativity story using stamps
which illustrate The Adoration of the Magi.
"Holiday 2000 Stamps Postponed" ... USPS
announcement about postponing the Thanksgiving stamp, the traditional Christmas stamp and
the contemporary Christmas stamps featuring images of Santa Claus. Instead of using the
new designs, the USPS will use their current inventory of 1999 holiday stamps.
"Christmas Philatelic Club Auction"...Mary Turner, CPC #720 describes 117 lots of
Christmas philatelic items including stamps, Brazil letter cards, postal stationery,
Santa items, postmarks, pictorial cancels, Santa reply letters, miscellaneous
items, used telegrams from Portugal and philatelic publications. Many items are
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 1969-1998. Index
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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