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  • Christmas Stamp Stories - "The U.S. Christmas Stamp Controversy of 1966-1967". . . by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CPC #1363 . . . .Pastor Bloy discusses the controversy surrounding the issuance of the first 'religious' themed United States Christmas stamp.

  • "Holiday Cookie Stamps - a Sweet Ceremony" . . . by Roberta Olson, CPC #1517 . . . Roberta describes her experience travelling to the First Day Ceremony of the U.S. 2005 Holiday Cookie Stamps on Oct. 17, 2005. The ceremony was held on the lawn of the General Mills Headquarters in Golden Valley, MN.

  • "An All U.S. Article". . . by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CPC #987. Richard shows and describes three interesting U.S. Christmas related covers.

  • "The Poetry of Christmas" . . . by Antonio Catania, CPC #1732. Antonio illustrates (in colour) stamps and a souvenir sheet which have poetry on them. Antonio asks other members to send in other examples of Christmas stamps that contain beautiful poetry, music and prayers.

  • "Bob's Column" . . . by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CPC #860. Bob discusses and illustrates several recently purchased Christmas advertising covers and a rare postcard from Canada featuring a non-Caucasian Santa Claus driving a car with Christmas gifts in the back.

  • "Polish Christmas Customs" . . . by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CPC #1696. Gregory describes the 1997 Christmas stamps of Poland which depict central Christmas traditions that serve to unite all Poles: Stajenka, Wigilia, Pasterka and Kolendnicy. All these customs are described in detail. Wesolych Swiat, Bozego Narodzenia i Szczesliwego Nowego Roku!

  • "More on the Christmas Cookie Stamps" . . . by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CPC #894. Tom illustrates Doris Gold's "Christmas Cookie FDC" and includes a recipe for Piparkakut (Gingerbread Cookies).

  • "More Holiday Cookies from American First Day Cover Society Court of Honor #25" . . . by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CPC #894. Tom gives some background on the artist Dave Bennett who designed this year's Court of Honor Holiday cachet for the AFDCS's 50th anniversary.

  • Yule Log Index and Cross Reference...information how to obtain a copy of the Index from CPC President This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">Ed Kalasa. The index is a listing of articles which have appeared in the Yule Log from 1969-1999.

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