Christmas Seals

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written for the Feb-April 2015 issue of Hinges and Tongs  http://www.rpastamps.org/hingesandtongs/ht-2015-02.pdf

Rochester Philatelic Association member Florence Wright  opened the first RPA  meeting of 2015 by asking the 28 in attendance if they knew what these five items had in common.

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Of course, we knew the title of her talk so it was a bit of a rhetorical inquiry, but we all learned a lot in the next 40 minutes as Florence explained the 108 year history of Christmas Seals.

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