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What's in the November/December 2005 Yule Log?

Feature Articles

  • Christmas Stamp Stories - "The U.S. Christmas Stamp Controversy of 1966-1967". . . by Pastor Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363 . . . .Pastor Bloy discusses the controversy surrounding the issuance of the first 'religious' themed United States Christmas stamp.

  • "Holiday Cookie Stamps - a Sweet Ceremony" . . . by Roberta Olson, CPC #1517 . . . Roberta describes her experience travelling to the First Day Ceremony of the U.S. 2005 Holiday Cookie Stamps on Oct. 17, 2005. The ceremony was held on the lawn of the General Mills Headquarters in Golden Valley, MN.

  • "An All U.S. Article". . . by Richard L. Beecher, CPC #987. Richard shows and describes three interesting U.S. Christmas related covers.

  • "The Poetry of Christmas" . . . by Antonio Catania, CPC #1732. Antonio illustrates (in colour) stamps and a souvenir sheet which have poetry on them. Antonio asks other members to send in other examples of Christmas stamps that contain beautiful poetry, music and prayers.

  • "Bob's Column" . . . by Robert Haslewood, CPC #860. Bob discusses and illustrates several recently purchased Christmas advertising covers and a rare postcard from Canada featuring a non-Caucasian Santa Claus driving a car with Christmas gifts in the back.

  • "Polish Christmas Customs" . . . by Gregory Malzone, CPC #1696. Gregory describes the 1997 Christmas stamps of Poland which depict central Christmas traditions that serve to unite all Poles: Stajenka, Wigilia, Pasterka and Kolendnicy. All these customs are described in detail. Wesolych Swiat, Bozego Narodzenia i Szczesliwego Nowego Roku!

  • "More on the Christmas Cookie Stamps" . . . by Tom Neufer Emswiler, CPC #894. Tom illustrates Doris Gold's "Christmas Cookie FDC" and includes a recipe for Piparkakut (Gingerbread Cookies).

  • "More Holiday Cookies from American First Day Cover Society Court of Honor #25" . . . by Tom Neufer Emswiler, CPC #894. Tom gives some background on the artist Dave Bennett who designed this year's Court of Honor Holiday cachet for the AFDCS's 50th anniversary.

  • 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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P.O. Box 744

Geneva OH



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