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Christmas Philatelic Club
What's in the November/December 2003 Yule Log?
Christmas Stamps ...by Patricia Prevey, CPC
#971...reprint of an article taken from a speech delivered to the Calgary Philatelic
Society. Excellent article that describes the many aspects of collecting Christmas stamps.
Anguilla . . . by Ann Keniston, CPC # 1607 . . . Ann points out that two Anguilla
Christmas stamp variations were omitted from the ATA Reference book by Everleigh Foster.
#405 and #406 were similar in design to the listed #400 and #401 but were overprinted.
Checklist (1991-2002) Part 6 ... by Patricia
Prevey, CPC #971, edited by Christina Howland Stitt, CPC #810... St. Lucia to Togo are
listed by Scott #s and description.
Column" ...by Robert A.
Haslewood, CPC #860 . . .A Tale of Two Christmas Cards . . . Bob
describes another of his Christmas collecting interests old or unusual Christmas Cards.
The first card mailed Dec. 20, 1886 was mailed from St. Paul, Minnesota to Miss Jennie
Simpson residing in Elora, Ontario. The card was printed by Wolff Hagelberg in Berlin,
The second card was recovered from a fire and
mailed Dec. 17, 1948 from St. John's, Newfoundland
to Halifax, Nova Scotia. The Card
was The Evening Telegram's Christmas Card to convey Christmas
greetings to its correspondents.
Both cards and covers are illustrated.
A Yule Log
Supplement . . . Editor Tom Neufer Emswiler,
CPC #894 . . . describes the results of his research into the origin of the term Yule Log.
He poses some new questions to readers asking about a Yule Log ride, the Yule Goat, Yule
Cat and Yule Log Resort. A recipe for a Yule Log is included.
In " . . . by Christina Howland Stitt, CPC #810. . .Christina illustrates
and describes several 'Christmas in ...' Pictorial Christmas cancellations. Christmas in
Comfort Station; Christmas in Odessa; 25th Annual Christmas In The Village; Christmas in a
Railroad Town Station; and Christmas in Clear Spring.
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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