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all year long...
Christmas Philatelic Club
Review of the September/October 1998 Yule Log
"Saint Nicholas" George Rohrer, CPC
#1499, describes two legends of St. Nicholas. One of the legends is illustrated on a June
23, 1951 First Day Cover from France.
"Palestinian Authority Stamps"...Ev Foster, CPC #179, describes the Christmas
issues of the territory known as the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
"Just a Sip" - Religion on Christmas
Stamps... Rev. Frank Pieper, CPC #1051,
continues to share his enjoyment of collecting with readers of the Yule Log. Rev. Pieper
discusses Mary's visit to her cousin Elizabeth.
'Round the World Christmas Covers...Richard
Beecher, CPC #987, illustrates a 1980 registered cover mailed from Canada to the United
States.Two copies of the 15 cents low value Christmas stamp are included in the cover's
franking. Five copies of the 1980 anti-TB Christmas seals are tied nicely to the back
flaps of the cover.
"The Carols and Songs of Christmas"...Glenn
Vasbinder, CPC #484 continues his series by describing the origins of the carols "O
Little Town of Bethlehem" and "Jingle Bells."
Christmas Philatelic Club Auction - Mary Turner and Richard Sartor describe 119 lots
of Christmas philatelic material, including stamps, U.S. 1963 First Day Covers, Portugal
Telegrams and Boas Festas cards, American Commemorative Panels, Meters, Seals and some
miscellaneous Christmas collectibles.
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 1969-1997. 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..