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Place Munich, Germany
Languages English English German German
Member since 7-Apr-2013
Last access less than a week ago (approximately)
Collection 12367 coins • 226 countries • 307 issuers
Coins to exchange 3872 (view)
Forum posts 12 (view)
Catalog contributions 1 coins added, 1 years added, 1 coins edited, 0 years edited

What he/she collects

coins from all over the world, only by type, not by year. Currently having more than 11,000 different types, there is still some way to go...
Just recently I came more into including transportation token, like subway, tram, toll, ferry, parking, or anything that has some (semi-) official character, other than for example gaming token or token for the coffee machine, which I am not interested in.

Some philosophy about the balancing of swaps, after having gathered some experience out of my first 100 swaps:

I understand that many members here try to evaluate a swap based on some kind of catalogue prices, mainly KM or NGC.
I think it is fair enough, but honestly spoken, it is not my preferred way.
Basically there are coins in my swap list with high catalogue value, which I managed to get for a cheap price somewhere or which do not mean quite much to me. On the other hand there may be cheap coins, I am highly interested in, so for which I am ready to give a comparatively high price, or highly priced coins I would not swap for 1 EUR.
So the pricing I apply for myself is not always rational compared to catalogue prices and I may be more open to give away "good" coins for low exchange value or more reluctant with others. (besides the fact that I also find prices obviously being wrong, for example way below melting value...).
I handle this challenge that way, that if someone tells me he sees a swap balanced by catalogue values and I can agree on my "individual opinion", I will accept the swap, no problem.
Occasionally I do indeed see that a swap is more to my favour based on pure catalogue values - then it's the other ones choice to take it or leave it. I also agreed to swaps involving coins I was highly interested in, that were unbalanced to my disadvantage. In the end both parties need to feel comfortable with a swap, no matter on what basis that comfort is reached...
It is never my intention to cheat anyone and I think that is also reflected in my ratings. Also I have no problem, if we cannot agree on a swap and let it go for this time...

What he/she wants

I am looking for swap opportunities from all over the world. Mostly I am interested in as many missing coins as possible from the other one's country.
My collection is based on types, not years. Typically I will select the cheapest year and/or the year which my counterpart has the most coins of (this gives the chance to my counterpart to offer the greatest variety of years possible and enabling further swaps with others).
I try to respond to messages as soon as I can (sometimes I cannot do it faster as I am travelling a lot), and actually prefer quick deals rather than highly negotiated ones.
I do expect coins to be at least VF+, but would clearly go for XF or higher, please do not send any wrecks (or at least tell me before). I am ready to send scans of my coins, if requested.
I have some 2 EUR commemoratives on offer, but need to make clear that for these I mostly have their comparatively high face value in mind and will not be able to swap like "one commemorative 2 EUR versus one or two commemorative coins from somewhere else with only little face value".

Except for very small swaps I will only send registered and do expect the same vice versa. Track ID will be provided, although German Post is not part of 17Track and I realized that in many countries German IDs cannot be tracked once the item is in that country.
Although I do not really collect stamps, I am always happy to receive envelopes with stamps, which I keep as a whole, as souvenir. Unfortunately I cannot use stamps on my envelopes anymore due to recent changes in the processes at Deutsche Post.

Exchange feedback

Number of ratings: 168
Average rating: 5/55/55/55/55/5 10.0/10
Swaps on the road: 3 Get explanations
This number counts all confirmed swaps for which Bavariat has not received a rating yet. Swaps confirmed more than 45 days ago are not counted.
Be careful with members having a high number of swaps on the road, since this may mean that they are not sending coins.

Last feedbacks: received - given

5/55/55/55/55/5 jarka1456's feedback on 18-Nov-2019
Great swap with many beautiful coins in high quality. Highly recommended
5/55/55/55/55/5 Sisilija's feedback on 26-Oct-2019
Terrific first swap with Andreas - good communication, quick & secure shipping, and nice coin selections from that region of the world...
Definitely recommend swapping - look forward to future swaps.
5/55/55/55/55/5 MicheleTN's feedback on 25-Oct-2019
A great swap.
My Very Best Recommendations!!!
Thank you.
5/55/55/55/55/5 gvaicika's feedback on 14-Oct-2019
Fantastic swap! Andreas is very patient, precise and friendly person. It has been an honour to swap with you.
5/55/55/55/55/5 Mauricio021's feedback on 5-Oct-2019
Incredible swap, nice packaging, fast shiping, easy comunication, coins of more than highg quality, amazing bonus coins... super recomended collector, I hope to make a future swap, thanks
5/55/55/55/55/5 raquellima's feedback on 28-Sep-2019
What an amazing person! What a sensational swap! Astonishing coins, fast shipping, the coins all individually wrapped in little bags, UNC coins as gifts!! And a super kind postcard!!!! All superb!! Thank you forever, Andreas, vielen Dank!
5/55/55/55/55/5 RGormanJr's feedback on 25-Sep-2019
What a great partner for my first swap! Andreas was a pleasure to deal with and very fair in our dealings. Thanks for the extra coin!
5/55/55/55/55/5 muzz0000's feedback on 1-Sep-2019
brilliant trade with Andreas beautiful coins and clear communication
5/55/55/55/55/5 coinsmor's feedback on 30-Aug-2019
Another excellent swap. Highly recommended!
5/55/55/55/55/5 tony164's feedback on 19-Aug-2019
As always great coins and a great partner! Many thanks +++++++++++++++++++++
5/55/55/55/55/5 tony164's feedback on 19-Aug-2019
Another great swap with Andreas. Always a pleasure and look forward to swapping again!
Thanks++++++ +++++++++++++++++++++++++
5/55/55/55/55/5 Boubymomo's feedback on 15-Aug-2019
very good swap
thanks
5/55/55/55/55/5 hurachempic's feedback on 31-Jul-2019
Great swap with great collector!!! My best recommendations to all!!!
5/55/55/55/55/5 Bakelis's feedback on 30-Jul-2019
Good coins. Good communication. Fast and secure shipping. Thank you very much
5/55/55/55/55/5 coinsmor's feedback on 12-Jul-2019
another excellent huge swap. Highly recommended!
5/55/55/55/55/5 coinsmor's feedback on 12-Jul-2019
another excellent huge swap. Highly recommended!
5/55/55/55/55/5 coinsmor's feedback on 12-Jul-2019
another excellent huge swap. Highly recommended!
5/55/55/55/55/5 kendor's feedback on 8-Jul-2019
Great communication and coins, fast shipment Thank you
5/55/55/55/55/5 martins.lv's feedback on 7-Jul-2019
Good swap with valuable silver coins. Trustworthy swapper. Recommended.
5/55/55/55/55/5 i_getsov's feedback on 1-Jul-2019
Well packed,wonderful preserved coins,and a bonus one,easy negotiation...perfect swap!Thank You!
5/55/55/55/55/5 amss's feedback on 25-Jun-2019
Excellent swap
Excellent coins
Thanks
5/55/55/55/55/5 druzhynets's feedback on 20-Jun-2019
High-quality swap! Fast shipping, good packaging. Recommended!
5/55/55/55/55/5 Histo50's feedback on 20-Jun-2019
Very nice swap! Excellent communication!Best packaging ever saw! and great quality of coins!
What can i say more? Just hope have a new one soon.
5/55/55/55/55/5 batirrol78's feedback on 9-Jun-2019
Todo perfecto
5/55/55/55/55/5 Boubymomo's feedback on 6-Jun-2019
very good swap
thanks
5/55/55/55/55/5 jarka1456's feedback on 27-May-2019
Another perfect swap with Andreas. One of the best collectors on numista!
5/55/55/55/55/5 zalaiulipa's feedback on 27-May-2019
Small big change, thank you very much
5/55/55/55/55/5 bbybugs's feedback on 24-Apr-2019
Perfect swap again! very nice coin, well packing, fast & secure shipping. Highly recommended.
5/55/55/55/55/5 vasyli's feedback on 6-Apr-2019
Thank you for nice coins.
5/55/55/55/55/5 casteller's feedback on 27-Mar-2019
Très bon échange et une excellente communication.
5/55/55/55/55/5 martins.lv's feedback on 18-Mar-2019
Good swap with silver coins, thank you!
5/55/55/55/55/5 Rooxs's feedback on 11-Mar-2019
Es un excelente coleccionista. . . Me ha enviado monedas muy bonitas. . . Lo recomiendo al 100%
5/55/55/55/55/5 Boubymomo's feedback on 7-Mar-2019
very good swap
thanks
5/55/55/55/55/5 coinsmor's feedback on 2-Feb-2019
competence, quality and courtesy. exchange rate 555555 stars. thanks to the next one
5/55/55/55/55/5 coinsmor's feedback on 2-Feb-2019
competence, quality and courtesy. exchange rate 555555 stars. thanks to the next one
5/55/55/55/55/5 coinsmor's feedback on 2-Feb-2019
competence, quality and courtesy. exchange rate 555555 stars. thanks to the next one
5/55/55/55/55/5 yahel's feedback on 29-Jan-2019
Great swap, great coins!!
5/55/55/55/55/5 tony164's feedback on 27-Jan-2019
Beautiful coins, very nicely and carefully packed, also good communication. Very happy with this swap!
Many thanks ++++++++++++ ++++++++++++++++++++++++ +++++++++++++++++++++++
5/55/55/55/55/5 tony164's feedback on 27-Jan-2019
Terrific big swap with Andreas - Good communication, Quick & secure shipping, and very nice coins selection.
Thank you my friend. Look forward to future swaps
5/55/55/55/55/5 jarka1456's feedback on 26-Jan-2019
Beautiful coins how every time. Highly recommended
5/55/55/55/55/5 crimea62's feedback on 24-Dec-2018
Exellent communication, great coins. I recommend him for a swap partner.
5/55/55/55/55/5 jarka1456's feedback on 9-Dec-2018
Another excellent swap with Andreas. Always perfect and quality coins. 10 stars!
5/55/55/55/55/5 Rami1985's feedback on 3-Dec-2018
Thank you for nice coins. Highly recommended.
5/55/55/55/55/5 tony164's feedback on 1-Dec-2018
GREAT and PERFECT swap. Good communication, beautiful coins and fast delivery.
Thanks++++++ ++++++++++++++++++
5/55/55/55/55/5 gianluca4's feedback on 13-Nov-2018
Great coins and easy swap. I recommend a swap with this collector.
5/55/55/55/55/5 jarka1456's feedback on 10-Nov-2018
Every times is a perfect swap with coins not common to find. 10 stars!!
5/55/55/55/55/5 martins.lv's feedback on 6-Nov-2018
Good swap with rare coins, thank you!
5/55/55/55/55/5 Grinya's feedback on 5-Nov-2018
Very pleasant communications, safe package, nice coins. Highly recommended! 5+++
5/55/55/55/55/5 Warfvinge's feedback on 31-Oct-2018
Perfect swap. Thank you.
5/55/55/55/55/5 Warfvinge's feedback on 29-Oct-2018
Extremely beautiful coins, very best quality. Solid shipping and a pleasent communication. Thank you.

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