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Christmas Philatelic Club
What's in the May/June 2003 Yule Log?
'Round the World'
Christmas Covers...by Richard L. Beecher, CPC #987...On cover usages of Christmas
stamps issued by Spain. The two covers illustrated use Christmas stamps plus additional
stamps to pay the international postage.
Marks on Christmas Seals" by Betsy &
Chuck Berry, CPC #1486....well illustrated article showing how to identify the
Printers' Marks on Christmas Seals.
Checklist (1991-2002) ...by Patricia Prevey,
CPC #971...Pat continues with a checklist of Christmas stamps with their Scott # and a
brief description. This issue lists from Fiji to Italy. Corrections/Additions to the first
two installments of the Checklist have been included.
Column" ...by Robert A.
Haslewood, CPC #860 . . . Bob describes and illustrates four interesting Canadian
Christmas covers each with two December 25 postmarks - a stampless cover from 1834;
an 1889 cover originating in Dundas, Ontario addressed to India; an 1899 cover featuring 3
Dec 25 postmarks and the use of the 1898 'Xmas 1898' stamp; and a postcard from 1909 with
a Dec. 25 squared circle postmark.
Stamp Stories: 'A Special Christmas Cancel from England" by Pastor Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363 . . .
the story behind Great Britain's "Posting In Advance for Delivery on Xmas Day"
scheme of the early 1900s.
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
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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