Don Tocher

Box 679

Sunapee, NH 03782

617-686-0288

dontocher@earthlink.net

http://www.postalnet.com/dontocher/

Dealer in U.S. Postal History


Employment, Self-Employment History

PROFESSIONAL PHILATELIST 1975-PRESENT

Dealer in U.S. classic stamps & postal history - essentially full time since 2001. 

Throughout 2016 and early 2017, managed the disposition of the philatelic estate of Robert L. Markovits, esq. The estate included a copy of the "Inverted Jenny" airmail stamp, his world famous special delivery (International "Express") collection as well as an extensive philatelic library. The effort involved private treaty sales and consignments to 6 international auction firms. The total realization exceeded $1 million.


INVESTOR, ENTREPRENEUR, Principal in start-up: CAMBRIDGE SOUND MANAGEMENT, LLC

Acting Vice President, Sales & Marketing 1997-2003. CSM developed and markets the SonetTM Acoustic Privacy System. The SonetTM APS is a low cost accessory that improves office privacy and confidentiality using proven sound masking technology.


MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT 1992- 2003


TELXON CORPORATION 1991-1992

Vice President Product Development


RACAL INTERLAN 1989-1990

Vice President Development & Marketing


DATA GENERAL CORPORATION 1982-1989

Division Director - Communications, Advanced Systems,

Engineering Services


IBM 1960-1981

Manager of Functional Products (microprocessors)

Power and Data Security Manager, Circuit Technology Manager


Education/Affiliations

Princeton University, Princeton New Jersey

B.S.E.- Cum Laude - 1959 – EE/Physics

Columbia University, New York, New York

M.S.E., 1960 - Electrical Engineering


IBM, Sands Point, NY, “IBM Executive School” - 1975

UVA, Darden Business School, "The Executive Program" – 1983

Appreciative Inquiry (organization development) Workshop - 1999

Memberships: American Stamp Dealers Association, American Philatelic Society (Dealer Status), U.S. Philatelic Classics Society