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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 November/December 2002

Feature Articles

  • "Christmas Place Names in Canada" by Pat Prevey, CPC #971 . . . delightful articles describing Canadian Place Names relating to the Christmas theme. Various Christmas postmarks are illustrated and suggested for collecting. A list of names including postal codes is given.

  • "Another Note from Your Temporary Editor" ....a message to CPC members.

  • "Obituary Jeanette Knoll Adams"

  • "Christmas Stamp Stories" ... by Pastor Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363 ... story behind England's 1966 issue, the first country to use children's art work on Christmas stamps.

  • "Twelve Days of Christmas" . . . story about the origins of this song.

  • "Early Usage of Christmas Seals" Stanley E. Jones, CSCSS no. 4290...well-illustrated article showing EKU (Earliest Known Use) of several United States Christmas seals.

  • "Plan on 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

  • "Bob's Column" by Robert A. Haslewood, CPC #860 . . . Red-Colored Canadian Christmas Postmarks....Bob illustrates and describes the Advance Posting Service used in Canada in the late 1920 to the late 1940s.

  • "The 2002 Santa Claus Post Catalog" reviewed by Joan Klimchalk, CPC #816 . . .third edition of Larry B. Hixon's Santa Claus Post catalog edited by Joseph D. Ward, Jr. Available in black and white $10 and color version $15.00 from John Denune, 234 E. Broadway, Granville OH 43023.

  • "Christmas Market Place" ... ads

  • "Christmas Philatelic Club Auction #79" by Mary Turner, CPC #720 ... Auction Deadline January 31, 2003. A 94 lot auction which includes a variety of Christmas items: worldwide Christmas Stamps and Souvenir Sheets, worldwide First Day Covers; Telegrams from Portugal; US Christmas Seals; philatelic publications; meters and maxi cards. Many items are illustrated.

  • Yule Log Index and Cross Reference...information how to obtain a copy of the Index from CPC President Ed Kalasa. The index is a listing of articles which have appeared in the Yule Log from 1969-1999. 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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