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What to Collect? Christmas Philatelic Resources Yule Log, CPC's bimonthly journal Ken Mackenzie Writer's Award


P.O. Box 744

Geneva OH

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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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What's in the September/October Yule Log?

Feature Articles

  • Philatelic Club's Annual Meeting at MILCOPEX, Sept. 3-5, 2004. . .pictures and description of Club's annual get together.

  • Bob's Column ... by Bob Haslewood, CPC #860 . . .Bob illustrates and describes several Christmas covers including a 1910 cover which may have originated from Wanamaker's Department Store in Philadelphia; a 1918 cover mailed from Eaton's Department Store in Toronto with a letter from Santa Claus enclosed; and a 1926 cover mailed from Pasco, Washington which also contained a card from Santa Claus.

  • Wren Hunting on the Isle of Man. . . by Greg Malzone, CPC #1696. . .Greg tells us the interesting story behind the Isle of Man's 1978 Chirstmas stamp depicting a group of Wren Boys.

  • "Summer APS Show a Collector's Paradise". . . by Richard L. Beecher, CPC #987. Richard illustrates and describes several interesting Christmas covers he picked up at the annual APS Show including covers from Paraguay; a postcard with Christmas slogan postmark from England; an undelivered postcard from Finland using Santa on ice skates stamps; and a cover mailed from Norway.

  • Christmas Stamp Stories - Christmas Music on Stamps from St. Kitts. . . by Pastor Wilmer Bloy, CPC #1363 . . . Paster Bloy discusses how Christmas and music go together and are depicted on many Christmas issues. St. Kitts 1983 souvenir sheet depicting the carol "Mary's Boy Child" made famous by Harry Belafonte, is illustrated and described.

  • When It All Began . . .by Pat Prevey, CPC #971. . .Pat takes a look at when countries began issuing Christmas stamps. The article illustrates some of the early issues. A revised list of countries' First Christmas Stamps is included with the article.

  • The Future of our Hobby . . . Editorial by Tom Neufer Emswiler

  • Additional 35th Anniversary Cachets . . . Illustrations of two additional CPC 35th anniversary covers designed by Ed Kalasa and C-Cubed Cachets. On the cover of this Yule Log and on the Jottings by June page are illustrations of CPC's two official 35th Anniversary Covers designed by Susan Kolze.

  • 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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