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New Hand at the Helm.

The Stamp Collecting Report, I'm Lloyd de Vries

The Scott Stamp Catalogues are the dominant guides in this country for stamp collectors.

#10 "We provide data for collectors and dealers to figure out what their material is
worth" :06

Charles Snee is the new catalogue editor. He joined the catalogue team four years ago,
after returning from a tour of duty in Afghanistan with the U-S Naval Reserve. The
four-year apprenticeship was helpful.

"I had to have that much time to understand how we at Scott do business, what it is
that we do."  :07

The Scott catalogues have no real competition in the U-S. The challenges come from
foreign publishers, and the parent company recognizes that.

"They are trying to do things digitally and online that we at Amos Press have to
respond to"  :07

Scott plans to release a catalogue app for mobile devices this year. And meanwhile
Snee is using his personal Facebook and Twitter accounts to reach a wider audience for

I'm Lloyd de Vries of The Virtual Stamp Club. For more on stamps and stamp collecting,
visit virtual-stamp-club-dot-com.

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