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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 March/April 2000 Yule Log

Feature Articles

  • "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. 

  • "The US Christmas Seal Story"... John Hotchner, CPC #1258 ...describes the history of the Christmas Seal in the United States and how the collecting of Christmas seals is still a rather inexpensive hobby.

  • "Bob's Column"...Robert A Haslewood, CPC #860 ... describes and illustrates a rare Canadian card mailed by The Canadian Philatelic Association (now known as The Royal Philatelic Society) to Henry Heckler.

  • "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.

  • "Round the World Christmas Covers" ... Richard Beecher, CPC #987, illustrates and describes two covers from African nations - Burundi and Togo.

  • "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 illustrated.

  • 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 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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