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Christmas Philatelic Club
Review of the September/October 2000 Yule Log
"KAT's Korner" by Karen
Trillich, CPC #1605...our new editor tells us a little more about her Christmas time
activities. Visit http://hohohome.webjump.com to
see some of the Christmas decorations her family puts up on Karen's parents' country home.
"2001 Club Meeting Update" by
Joan Klimchalk, CPC #816 ... details about the CPC Meeting at ROPEX.
"Bob's Column" by Robert A. Haslewood, CPC #860 ...
illustrates and describes several examples of Canada's 1908 local Christmas seal issued by
the Muskoka Free Hospital for Consumptives.
"What Is It?" by Christina Howland-Stitt, CPC #810 ... Christina
illustrates an Iceland cover with a 1971 Kiwanis International seal tied by a North Pole
Iceland 'postmark.' The character on the seal is also shown on the left side of the
envelope. Christina asks readers for information on this character.
"Round the World Christmas Covers" by
Richard Beecher, CPC #987... illustrates and describes two registered covers from British
Commonwealth countries. A cover mailed from Australia to the USA bears two different kinds
of registration markings and the back of the covers shows two different dispatch marks as
well as two different receiving marks. A second cover mailed in 1970 from St. John,
Antigua also shows two different registration markings.
"Collector's Corner" by Douglas K. Lehmann, CPC #742 ...illustrations of a
FDC of the 1946 United States national seal and a cover postmarked Santa Claus, IN Dec.
25, 1946 with a block of four imperforate seals tied on cover. Douglas tells us the
background of these covers made by Charles Lorenz for a small circle of seal collector
"Christmas Philatelic Club Auction"...Mary Turner, CPC #720 describes 69 lots of
Christmas philatelic items including worldwide stamps, souvenir sheets, Presentation
Packs, Gutter pairs, miscellaneous covers, cards, meters, postal cards, Boa Festas postal
card, postmarks, Skinny Claus covers and Christmas related postcards. Many items are
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 by Jon Mills of Ottawa, Ontario. Christine Sanders of Englewood, Florida is the club's
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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