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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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What's in the September/October 2005 Yule Log?

Feature Articles

  • Christmas Stamp Stories - "Scenes From Christmas Market". . . by Pastor Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363 . . . Pastor Bloy explores the significance of a colorful sheetlet issued by Belgium in 1996. On one of the nine sheetlet stamps, you'll find Merry Christmas in Belgium's three official languages - Dutch, German and French. Various contemporary scenes are shown on the rest of the stamps including: the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping and purchasing items for their Christmas celebration and dinner, Santa Claus, a snow covered church. This sheetlet was so popular that another sheetlet was issued for Christmas 2002.

  • CPC Meeting August 6, 2005 . . . by Linda Lawrence, CPC #1040. Linda gives a rundown of the CPC Meeting held at APS STAMPSHOW 2005 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Many pictures accompany the article.

  • CPC Meeting in Grand Rapids, A Second Perspective . . . by Kathy Ward, CPC #787 Kathy describes details of the presentations made to Ed Kalasa and Joan Klimchalk. Ed was honored for all his volunteer work for CPC over the years. A memorial donation in the name of Joan's late grand daughter Celeste was also presented at the CPC Meeting.

  • CPCers Win Many Awards at the Palmares APS STAMPSHOW 2005, Grand Rapids, MI . . . Several CPC members won awards for their exhibits at STAMPSHOW.

  • Election Time! . . . by Linda Lawrence, CPC #1040 Calling all members who wish to hold an office. Please notify Tom Neufer Emswiler with a written request to add your name to the election ballot. Include a short biography listing your qualifications, memberships, experience, etc. Deadline for submission is October 31, 2005.

  • Christmas Seals Dress Up the Mail. . . by Richard L. Beecher, CPC #987. This issue Richard describes several covers with tied Christmas seals. One is a cover from Venezuela with eight rather unChristmas-like seals attached. Each seal says Navidad the Spanish for Christmas so the cover needs some consideration by the collector of Christmas material.

  • Waterstradt Christmas Material to be Dispersed . . . by Jean Stanton, CPC 1784 . . .CPC member Jean Stanton is selling the covers from the Charles Waterstradt collection. Some items are on Ebay at the following link. Copy and paste into your browser.

  • Christmas Seal Article from Christmas Trees Magazine . . . by Al Gruber....100th anniversary of the first Christmas seals issued in Denmark 1904.

  • Christmas Philatelic Club Auction #91.  . . with Mary Turner, CPC #720. 70 lots of Christmas items including covers, souvenir sheets, Christmas postmarks, Christmas meters, First Day Covers, souvenir sheets, postal cards, seal items, postcards and worldwide Christmas stamps.

  • 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.


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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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