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Christmas Philatelic Club
Review of the September/October 1996 Yule Log
New Controversy - What Really Was the First
Christmas Stamp? - Bill Pekonen poses this question to readers and explains that the
subject may never be resolved to everyone's satisfaction. Do you have an opinion on this
issue? Send e-mail to Kathy Ward.
Noteworthy Postmarks - Editor June Berwald
lists cities and towns in the United States with a Christmas name
Santa Cards - June describes and illustrates
the Australian Philatelic Federation's annual Santa cards
The Story of the Candy Cane - Author Unknown,
submitted by member Merle Clare Boddy. The symbolism of the candy cane and its connection
to the Christmas story.
Capex '96 Revisited - June summarizes CPC's
Capex events in Toronto and shows a collage of snapshots from Capex '96.
Christmas Issues - Ev Foster continues to
describe 1995 Christmas issues.
Christmas Customs Around the World - Glenn
Vasbinder visits Russia and describes Babouschka and other Russian Christmas customs
Auction - Mary Turner includes 120 lots of
Christmas material in this issue's auction. Illustrations are included
Net Ramblings - Kathy Ward introduces readers
to some more philatelically-related web sites including the flashy online publication
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..