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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 Executive Board

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The Founding of CPC

Read about CPC's 25th Anniversary Celebration

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Review of the November/December 1998 Yule Log

Feature Articles


  • "Who is Santa Claus?" ... Joan Klimchalk, CPC #816, traces the history of the Santa Claus legend from the birth of Saint Nicholas of Myra around 270 A.D. to his present day personna. The many illustrations accompanying the article show that his versatility and fame have spread to all corners of the globe.

  • "A Christmas Tree of Italian Postmarks"...Sergio Ferrarese, CPC #1032, illustrates Christmas postmarks from Italy 1997-98.

  • "Just a Sip" - Religion on Christmas Stamps... Rev. Frank Pieper, CPC #1051, continues to share his enjoyment of collecting Religion on Christmas stamps with readers of the Yule Log. Rev. Pieper discusses the angel's visit to Joseph and Joseph's marriage to Mary.

  • 'Round the World Christmas Covers...Richard Beecher, CPC #987, illustrates a 1989 registered cover from South Africa with a Christmas seal tied on.

  • "The Carols and Songs of Christmas"...Glenn Vasbinder, CPC #484 continues his series by describing the origins of the carols "Away in a Manger" and "Bring a Torch Jeanette Isabella."

  • "Christmas Eve - The Meaning of the Serbian Badnjak" (Yule Log) ...description of the rich and colorful ceremony of the Badnjak.

  • "Is Christmas Philatelic Club a Christian Club?"...Ken Mackenzie, Founder of the Christmas Philatelic Club. Reprinted from the January 1976 Yule Log.

  • Christmas Philatelic Club Auction - Mary Turner and Richard Sartor describe 125 lots of Christmas philatelic material. Many lots are illustrated. This issue's lots include worldwide stamps, maximum cards, Charity Post Seals, Meters, Postal Stationery, Boas Festas Postal Cards,Telegrams from Portugal, Santa Reply letters and 17 lots of Philatelic Literature.

  • Yule Log Index and Cross Reference...information how to obtain a copy of the Index from CPC Vice-President Ed Kalasa. The index is a listing of articles which have appeared in the Yule Log from 1969-1997. Index Ordering Information

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

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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
P.O. Box 744

Geneva OH

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