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all year long...
Christmas Philatelic Club
Review of the November/December 1999 Yule Log
"Canterbury Cathedral" by Dr. Leon
Putnam, CPC #326, relates the history of Canterbury Cathedral. Early stained glass windows
that date from around 1200 are shown on Great Britain's 1971 Christmas stamps. The windows
are in the north choir aisle along with others that picture scenes of the childhood and
young manhood of Christ.
"Christmas Philatelic Items Before
Christmas Stamps"...Rev. Wilmer Bloy,
CPC #1363, discusses how people celebrate Christmas on their correspondence even before
Christmas stamps were issued. Several covers are illustrated.
"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. In this issue, Rev. Pieper describes and illustrates stamps showing who
the shepherds saw when they reached Bethlehem including the animals that surrounded the
'Round the World Christmas Covers...Richard
Beecher, CPC #987, reminds us to address our Christmas greeting envelopes correctly. He
illustrates and describes two covers that did not make it to the addressees for Christmas.
"Charming Prints and Cinderellas"...Frank
Correl (Reprinted from The American Philatelist, December 1997, with permission.)
"Bilaterial Similarities: Yuletide Flora...by
Richard Louis Thomas (Reprinted from The Canadian Connection, December 1, 1996,
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 1969-1998. Index
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 of Plymouth, Minnesota. Glenn Vasbinder
of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 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
40505-2104 USA or complete this Application Form and
send it in.
For a sample issue of the Yule Log, send $3.00 to Editor
June Berwald, 1821 Zanzibar Lane North, Plymouth, MN 55447-2850 USA