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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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Review of the May/June 2000 Yule Log

Feature Articles

  • "Frosty the Snowman" by Joan Klimchalk, CPC #916...delightful article telling the story of Frosty the Snowman. The article is well illustrated using all types of philatelic material. Excellent and well worth reading.

  • "Just a Sip" - Religion on Christmas Stamps" by Rev. Frank Pieper, CPC #1051, concludes his series with a description of "The Flight Into Egypt. Rev. Pieper lists and illustrates several stamps which portray this part of the Nativity story. Rev. Pieper won the CPC Regular Columnist's Award for 1999 for his "Just a Sip" series.

  • "Postal Carriers' Christmas/New Year's Cards" by Charles A. Fricke ...description of greeting cards distributed by mail carriers around the turn of the century. (Reprinted with permission from The American Philatelist, December 1999)

  • "Chris' Un-Christmas Postmark Awards (CUPA's)" by Christina Howland, CPC #810...initiation of the CUPA with illustrations of three un-Christmasy postmarks in the author's opinion.

  • "A Christmas Tree of Italian Postmarks" contributed by Sergio Ferrarese, CPC #1032...illustration of postmarks from Italy for Christmas 1999.

  • "England's First Christmas Stamps" by Rev. Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363...desription of England's first Christmas stamps, illustrated with the stamps and a First Day Cover.

  • "Round the World Christmas Covers" by Richard Beecher, CPC #987... illustrates and describes covers sent from the United States to Europe using surface mail.

  • "Back to Christmas" by Allan Hauck, CPC #999, ...describes and illustrates postmarks, postal stationery and stamps issued at Christmas 1999.

  • "Bob's Column" by Robert A. Haslewood, CPC #860 ... explains and illustrates two Canadian official first flight covers, each with a misleading Dec. 25, 1936 postmark.

  • "More Thoughts and Pictures from St. Louis" by June Berwald, CPC #1354... commentary about CPC meeting in St. Louis. Illustrated with pictures taken by Christina Howland, CPC #810.

  • "Christmas Philatelic Club Auction"... Mary Turner, CPC #720 describes 125 lots of Christmas philatelic items including stamps, worldwide maximum cards, covers, postcards, postmarks including Christkindls, Portugal telegrams, Boas-Festas cards, First Day Covers. 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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