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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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CPC
P.O. Box 744

Geneva OH
44041-0744
jpb4stamps@windstream.net

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Review of the November/December 1997 Yule Log

Feature Articles

  • A Teddy Bear's Christmas Guernsey's 1997 Christmas issue picturing the Guernsey Teddy is the underlying theme of this article about a recent trip to Guernsey by CPC member Suzanne Yankowski. Suzanne's real life experience with the Guernsey teddy is told in the Yule Log's leading feature article. Suzanne was given a sneak preview of the stamps while touring the main postal office.

  • Bonne Annee - Happy New Year 1996 Ken Mackenzie Writer's Award winner, George H. Rohrer relates some of the French Christmas Holiday traditions including the panorama of lights of the Champs-Elysees as shown on the wide 4.40 franc French stamp. (Scott #2449)

  • A New Collection: "Christmas In..."Christina Howland describes some of the items in her Christmas pictorial cancel collection and suggests the possibilities of forming a new collection "Christmas in....". Christmas in Comfort Station, Christmas in April Station and Christmas in July Station are illustrated and the significance of each cancel is described.

  • AFDCS Holiday Cover Details about obtaining the American First Day Cover Society's court of honor Christmas cacheted cover are given. The cachet shows Santa coming out of a chimney with the words "Season's Greetings" above him.

  • 'Round the World Christmas Covers Member Richard L. Beecher begins a new column looking at some of the interesting covers in his collection. Cover shown this issue shows the precancelled version of the US 1970 toy stamp used August 6, 1971. A postage due marking had been added.(in error...) A Postal Service directive advising mailers they would no longer be able to use the stamps after Jan. 31, 1971 was followed by public protest. The Postal Service rescinded the directive.

  • Christmas Philatelic Club Auction - Mary Turner and Richard Sartor describe 100 lots of Christmas philatelic material, including stamps, souvenir sheets, FDCs, covers, Santa Reply letters, Canada Post Christmas items, Ship covers, miscellaneous seal items, Club covers, cancellations and some miscellaneous Christmas collectibles.

To see some of the regular columns in the Yule Log, return to the Yule Log.

The Yule Log is edited and distributed by June Berwald. Robert Haslewood of Montreal, Quebec 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 $15 per year for persons living in North America. Other Countries: $22.00 (US funds).

Applications for membership are available from Secretary Linda Lawrence, 312 Northwood Drive, Lexington, KY 40505 USA or complete this Application Form and send it in.


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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
CPC
P.O. Box 744

Geneva OH
44041-0744
jpb4stamps@windstream.net

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Christmas Philatelic Club at:
CPC
P.O. Box 744

Geneva OH 44041-0744
E-mail: jpb4stamps@windstream.net
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