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all year long...
Christmas Philatelic Club
What's in the March/April 2003 Yule Log?
Stamp Stories: A 'Letter People' Christmas Stamp from the Isle of Man" by Pastor Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363 . . .
the story behind the 2002 Christmas miniature sheet from the Isle of Man. Anethea
Radcliffe, a primary education teacher developed "Letter People" as an
innovative style of teaching young children. Titles or children's names are printed in big
colourful letters and filled with characters or themes in bright colours.
Emswiler" CPC #894 is introduced as the Christmas Philatelic Club's new Yule
'Round the World'
Christmas Covers...by Richard L. Beecher, CPC #987...On cover usages of Christmas
stamps issued by Ajman and Manama are shown.
Checklist (1991-2002) ...by Patricia Prevey,
CPC #971...Pat begins a checklist of Christmas stamps with their Scott # and a brief
description. This issue lists from British Antarctic Territory to Faroe Islands.
Column" ...by Robert A.
Haslewood, CPC #860 . . . Bob describes and illustrates some interesting Canadian
stampless covers with December 25 postmarks. Included is a Montreal Dec. 25, 1786 straight
line postmark believed to be the oldest Canadian cover bearing a December 25 postmark.
Philatelic Club Auction #81" by Mary
Turner, CPC #720 ... Auction Deadline June 15, 2003. A 116 lot
auction which includes a variety of Christmas items: First Day Covers; worldwide Christmas
Stamps; Christmas Cancels; CPC Covers; Souvenir Sheets; Booklets; International Society of
Postmasters set of Christmas postmarked covers.
Exhibiting at the Minnesota Stamp Expo" ...the next CPC meeting will be held
at the Minnesota Stamp Expo in suburban Minneapolis, Minnesota. CPC members wishing to
exhibit in the show are asked to contact June Berwald, 1821 Zanzibar Lane North, Plymouth
MN 55447-2850 to receive a prospectus. Please indicate the number of frames you wish to
reserve. June can also be contacted by email at Stampstack@aol.com
To see some of the regular columns in the Yule Log,
return to the Yule Log page.
The Yule Log is being
edited temporarily and distributed by Linda Lawrence
of Lexington, Kentucky. Edward Kalasa of Rosemont, Illinois is the club's current
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 $15 per
year for persons living in North America. Other Countries: $22.00 (US funds). Send an
international money order in US dollars.
Applications for membership
are available from Secretary Jim Balog at:
P.O. Box 744
or complete this Application Form and send it in.
For a sample issue of the Yule Log, send
P.O. Box 744