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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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What's in the November/December Yule Log?

Feature Articles

  • U.S. Christmas Stamps Valuable?. . .refers to a Dec. 2004, p. 184 Reader's Digest article about valuable U.S. Christmas stamps with errors.

  • The Most Wonderful Man in the World . . . June Berwald . . . an obituary on CPC member George Rohrer.

  • Christmas Stamp Stories - Christmas Aerogrammes from England. . . by Pastor Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363 . . . article describes and illustrates in colour Great Britain's aerogrammes.

  • Creating Christmas Cachets . . .A series of interviews of contemporary cachet makers   . . . by Tom Neufer Emswiler Tom interviews cachet makers Ed Lyons and Sue Allen of Edken Cachets. The article describes how the cachet makers got started. Several of their Christmas cachets are illustrated in colour.

  • 'Twas the Watch Before Christmas . . . by William Rinaldi, CPC #111...long time member Bill Rinaldi shares a poem that appeared in The Jolly Roger, newsletter of the U.S.S. Providence on December 22, 1945.

  • USPS Aids Those with "Santa-itis" . . . by Christina Howland Stitt...Christina describes USPS issues showing Santa Claus ornaments.

  • Christmas 1940 . . . by Dr. Jason H. Manchester . . . Dr. Manchester illustrates an example of German Military Christmas mail which was posted 20 December 1940 by a soldier stationed in the Netherlands to his family in Germany.

  • Early Swedish Christmas Customs Depicted on Scott #1657-1660. . . by Greg Malzone, CPC #1696. . .The 1987 set of Christmas stamps of Sweden depict four early Christmas customs: Putting Out Porridge for the Gray Christmas Gnome; Watering Horses on a North-Running Stream on Boxing Day; The Sled Race Home from Church on Christmas Day; and Hanging Sheaves of Wheat for the Birds.

  • Bob's Column ... by Bob Haslewood, CPC #860 . . .Bob illustrates and describes two Christmas cards from his collection: a 1902 postcard sent from passengers aboard the P. & O. S.S. Arabia en route to London, England from Bombay, India during the Christmas season; and a 1943 military Christmas card from Capetown, South Africa.

  • "Some Lawrence Welk and Some Local Posts". . . by Richard L. Beecher, CPC #987. Richard illustrates and describes several interesting Christmas covers he picked up at a show in Philadelphia. Included in his finds were: A cover mailed from the office of television bandleader Lawrence Welk with a Christmas card and detachable 1966 calendar enclosed; and three covers produced by Doc's Local Post.

  • Christmas Philatelic Club Auction #87 . . . with Mary Turner, CPC #720 57 lot auction includes mint worldwide Christmas stamps, numerous miscellaneous Christmas items. BID DEADLINE: Feb. 15, 2005. CPC members only may participate.

  • 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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