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Review of the May/June 1999 Yule Log

Feature Articles

  • "A Christmas Stamp Ends Up in Court"... Donne E. Puckle, CPC #230, describes the suit launched in 1967 by the organization 'Protestants and other Americans United for Separation of Church and State,' against the Postmaster General. The organization contended that the issuance of the Madonna and Child stamp was against the separation clause in the Consititution.

  • "A Splendid Eighty-Year-Old Christmas Card"...Ken Lawrence illustrates a 1917 Christmas post card bearing a 5-cent red George Washington error stamp and a 1917 Red Cross Christmas and New Year charity seal. Ken describes how the 5-cent error stamp came about and some of the expertising problems involved in obtaining an APEX certificate for the item.

  • "Topics on Postal Slogans"...Allan Hauck, CPC #999, illustrates and describes Austria's Advent and Christmas postmarks.

  • "A Christmas Tree of European Postmarks"...Marc Collage, CPC #947, illustrates 1998 Christmas postmarks from several European countries.

  • "A Christmas Connection"...Ever wonder about how the colors of traffic lights came to be? Read this article to find out the origin of the red and green lights.

  • "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 describes and illustrates stamps showing the Nativity.

  • 'Round the World Christmas Covers...Richard Beecher, CPC #987, illustrates an overpaid cover (by one penny) sent by certified mail from the government offices of Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia to another government office in Yap. Overpaid by one penny, the cover bears four 1996 Christmas stamps and three five cents definitives.

  • Christmas Philatelic Club Auction - Mary Turner and Richard Sartor describe 131 lots of Christmas philatelic material. Many lots are illustrated. The auction includes souvenir sheets, worldwide stamps, Postal Stationery, Santa Reply Letters, Seals, Meters and Miscellaneous Christmas items.

  • 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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