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  • U.S. Christmas Stamps Valuable?. . .refers to a Dec. 2004, p. 184 Reader's Digest article about valuable U.S. Christmas stamps with errors.

  • The Most Wonderful Man in the World . . . This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . . . an obituary on CPC member George Rohrer.

  • Christmas Stamp Stories - Christmas Aerogrammes from England. . . by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CPC #1363 . . . article describes and illustrates in colour Great Britain's aerogrammes.

  • Creating Christmas Cachets . . .A series of interviews of contemporary cachet makers   . . . by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Tom interviews cachet makers Ed Lyons and Sue Allen of Edken Cachets. The article describes how the cachet makers got started. Several of their Christmas cachets are illustrated in colour.

  • 'Twas the Watch Before Christmas . . . by William Rinaldi, CPC #111...long time member Bill Rinaldi shares a poem that appeared in The Jolly Roger, newsletter of the U.S.S. Providence on December 22, 1945.

  • USPS Aids Those with "Santa-itis" . . . by Christina Howland Stitt...Christina describes USPS issues showing Santa Claus ornaments.

  • Christmas 1940 . . . by Dr. Jason H. Manchester . . . Dr. Manchester illustrates an example of German Military Christmas mail which was posted 20 December 1940 by a soldier stationed in the Netherlands to his family in Germany.

  • Early Swedish Christmas Customs Depicted on Scott #1657-1660. . . by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CPC #1696. . .The 1987 set of Christmas stamps of Sweden depict four early Christmas customs: Putting Out Porridge for the Gray Christmas Gnome; Watering Horses on a North-Running Stream on Boxing Day; The Sled Race Home from Church on Christmas Day; and Hanging Sheaves of Wheat for the Birds.

  • Bob's Column ... by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CPC #860 . . .Bob illustrates and describes two Christmas cards from his collection: a 1902 postcard sent from passengers aboard the P. & O. S.S. Arabia en route to London, England from Bombay, India during the Christmas season; and a 1943 military Christmas card from Capetown, South Africa.

  • "Some Lawrence Welk and Some Local Posts". . . by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CPC #987. Richard illustrates and describes several interesting Christmas covers he picked up at a show in Philadelphia. Included in his finds were: A cover mailed from the office of television bandleader Lawrence Welk with a Christmas card and detachable 1966 calendar enclosed; and three covers produced by Doc's Local Post.

  • Christmas Philatelic Club Auction #87 . . . with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., CPC #720 57 lot auction includes mint worldwide Christmas stamps, numerous miscellaneous Christmas items. BID DEADLINE: Feb. 15, 2005. CPC members only may participate.

  • 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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