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Numista referee for Equatorial African states, Albania, Danish West Indies, Western African States (BCEAO), Central African States (BEAC), North Borneo, Ceylon, French Cochinchina, Cocos (Keeling) islands, Congo - Republic, Ivory Coast, Crete, Eritrea, Demerara and Essequibo, French Notgeld, Gold Coast, Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Hong Kong, French Indochina, Ionian Islands, Irian Jaya, Lanka - Medieval, Kiau Chau, Lundy, Malaya, Malaya and British Borneo, Niger, Nigeria, New Guinea, Uganda, Hutt River, Riau, Rwanda, Sealand, Seborga, Sri Lanka, Straits Settlements, Tonkin
Place France
Languages English English Chinese Chinese Spanish Spanish French French Italian Italian Japanese Japanese
Member since 30-May-2014
Last access less than a week ago (approximately)
Collection 3154 coins • 210 countries • 348 issuers
Coins to exchange 0
Personal website https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marianne
Forum posts 8551 (view)
Catalog contributions 1133 coins added, 1638 years added, 6260 coins edited, 1432 years edited

What he/she collects

I collect anything that interests me, but mainly European coins (by type) from between roughly 1815 and 1945 that I don't already have. I don't take coins that have been holed, but otherwise condition does not matter to me. I am also interested in most banknotes from before 1945, and military medals from any country of the same era.

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Je collectionne toutes les monnaies qui m'intéressent, mais je cherche principalment, des pièces européennes (par type) de l'époque environ 1815 à 1945 que je n'ai pas déjà. Je souhaite pas des pièces trouées, mais autrement j'accepterai des pièces dans n'importe quel état. Je cherche aussi des billets mondiaux pre-1945, et des médailles militaires de la meme période.

What he/she wants

European coins and colonial coins (before 1945), as well as banknotes and military medals from the same era that I don't already have. I am willing to swap silver for non-silver and banknotes!

Update: I am no longer swapping on Numista, thanks to my studies and work. Thanks for understanding!

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Pièces européennes et coloniales (pre 1945), billets et médailles militaires de la même époque que je n'ai pas déjà. Je n'échangerai mes pièces en argent uniquement contre les vôtres.

Mis à jour : Je n'échangerai plus sur Numista, grâce à mes études et mon travail. Merci de votre comprehension !

Exchange feedback

Number of ratings: 47
Average rating: 5/55/55/55/55/5 9.8/10
Swaps on the road: 0 Get explanations
This number counts all confirmed swaps for which CassTaylor 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 johnspa's feedback on 11-Sep-2019
Very pleasant swap. Great communication and friendly.Quick shipping for overseas.
5/55/55/55/55/5 BMPJ's feedback on 11-Sep-2019
Great communication and she went out of her way to help me find coins in Hong Kong.
5/55/55/55/55/5 FeroxDrakenHK's feedback on 21-Aug-2019
Thanks for the free coins and old books! Good meeting you in Hong Kong face-to-face, hope you enjoyed your stay and hope you come again soon!
5/55/55/55/55/5 prithvi123's feedback on 15-Aug-2019
Did a face to face swap!
5/55/55/55/55/5 The_One's feedback on 11-Aug-2019
overall great swap. Thank you.
5/55/55/55/55/5 FeroxDrakenHK's feedback on 9-Aug-2019
Thanks for another awesome swap and also for all the free coins! 100 star swap!
5/55/55/55/55/5 HongKongCoinCollector's feedback on 8-Aug-2019
Coins were received in great condition. Also got a catalogue and a few other numismatic publications. I hope you visit HK again! ;-)
1/51/51/51/51/5 Grinya's feedback on 7-Aug-2019
We agreed on the swap with the value I think $100+.

When I gave my address I clearly asked CassTaylor to send registered. Additionally it was a clear statement in my profile that in case of non-registered letters a counterparty must send first. I sent registered.

After this CassTaylor claimed that she had sent coins with non-registered letter. The coins have never arrived
[I know that CassTaylor will reply that she has a statement in her profile that she doesn't send registered, but she was the first who requested a swap + I'm 99% sure that this statement appeared there only after our swap + ... see below]

I requested for compensation, CassTaylor promised to send some coins with the value similar to the value of those on the swap minus the cost of registered letter. But I received some very simple coins with overall value of 2-3 dollars max (some simple pre-euro, modern USA 5-10 cents, modern Moldova, some holed and bad-conditions aluminum replicas of something and one token)...

I think that this is enough to make such rating.


I also suppose that the first letter has been never sent because the price for sending the second (registered) letter was written on the envelope and it was quite low, according to the web-site of Honk-Kong Post the difference between registered and non-registered letters is about a couple of dollars. Therefore, it was not truth what she said about the price, it was not truth what she said about a compensation + She was previously accused in unfair things on Numista forum: https://en.n umista.com/forum/topic84552.html

I HIGHLY recommend in case you want to have a swap with CassTaylor to request to send first and to send by registered letter.
Reply from CassTaylor on 7-Aug-2019
Hello,

I do not live permanently in Hong Kong and I am not familiar with the postal fees here- the cost of tracked shipping I cited initially was that of DHL Express, not the Hong Kong Post Office. My host agreed to send the second package for me at the Hong Kong Post Office, and had I known the price difference at the Post Office at the time I would almost certainly have agreed to send tracked.

And indeed, the disclaimer in my profile appeared after we confirmed our swap, after another member had not received my coins, so that other swap partners living in countries with similarly unreliable post (see my review from VintageCoin) would not waste their time offering me swaps. Note how I have not received similar swap complaints sending unregistered to countries such as France, Italy or Germany, but only to Russia and North Macedonia.

Finally, I mentioned SPECIFICALLY that the compensation coins would NOT be of the same value as the coins you initially selected- and you agreed, saying "something is better than nothing". I'm sorry to hear my first coins were lost, and I take the blame for not listening when you first insisted I send tracked, hence why I agreed to compensate you at all, out of sympathy- but I cannot in good conscience agree with the rest of your belligerent assessment.
5/55/55/55/55/5 FeroxDrakenHK's feedback on 30-Jul-2019
face to face again and a great experience, thanks again!
5/55/55/55/55/5 PetrusAscanus's feedback on 30-Jul-2019
again a fair and smooth swap/trade
Thanks CassTaylor!!!
5/55/55/55/55/5 mcfly's feedback on 27-Jul-2019
Très bon 1er échange
Bonne communication envoi rapide et piece de qualité
Je recommande
5/55/55/55/55/5 char64's feedback on 19-Jul-2019
simplicité , efficacité,rapidité, j'ai bien aimé; à refaire
5/55/55/55/55/5 bennycunha97's feedback on 19-Jul-2019
Good swap
5/55/55/55/55/5 bbybugs's feedback on 18-Jul-2019
Received today, thanks for sharing.
5/55/55/55/55/5 PetrusAscanus's feedback on 16-Jul-2019
Fantastic and very smooth swap!!
Thanks CassTaylor for your coin!

Trustworthy member!
5/55/55/55/55/5 FeroxDrakenHK's feedback on 15-Jul-2019
Face to face swap, excellent experience!
5/55/55/55/55/5 FeroxDrakenHK's feedback on 8-Jul-2019
great seller, super helpful and very knowledgeable!
no ratingno ratingno ratingno ratingno rating VintageCoin's feedback on 1-Jul-2019
Waiting almost 2 & 1/2 months , still nothing arrived. CassTaylor said if nothing arrives he can send another letter with similar coins like the previous , but many people think i do this on purpose , like i receive the letters and ask for more as compensation to get more and more...
I'll do no grade, rather than 0 stars just because of the good will of Cass that said he will send another letter , that of course i refused it :)
Willing to do another swap, but this time if he sends registered letter :)

Best of luck, Dino..
Reply from CassTaylor on 3-Jul-2019
Hi Dino,

I'm very sorry to hear that the coins got lost in the mail, although I did mention in my profile that I don't send registered. Thanks for understanding and best of luck to you as well,

Sophie
5/55/55/55/55/5 zoelles's feedback on 30-Jun-2019
perfect swap with Sophie. Very fast shipping, beautiful coins and very reliable. Thanks again.
5/55/55/55/55/5 ALM's feedback on 27-Jun-2019
échange impeccable !
5/55/55/55/55/5 Choul's feedback on 27-Jun-2019
Reçu aujourd'hui merci
5/55/55/55/55/5 pepette30's feedback on 23-Jun-2019
bon échange et envoi rapide merci
5/55/55/55/55/5 harryg's feedback on 21-Jun-2019
Very satisfying swap with a outstanding member of the Numista community. Thank you.
5/55/55/55/55/5 siobenroc's feedback on 20-Jun-2019
très bon échange ! emballage parfait ! Merci .
5/55/55/55/55/5 bennycunha97's feedback on 18-Jun-2019
Perfect swap! I really have no more words to describe it. I really hope we get to swap again soon!
5/55/55/55/55/5 lanotte's feedback on 15-Jun-2019
Good quality and communication. Thank you!
5/55/55/55/55/5 pelipou's feedback on 15-Jun-2019
All is good ! Conform coins and good communication
5/55/55/55/55/5 Choucas's feedback on 14-Jun-2019
Echange parfait, merci beaucoup !
5/55/55/55/55/5 HongKongCoinCollector's feedback on 14-Jun-2019
Nice coins and good communication! Thanks!
5/55/55/55/55/5 i_getsov's feedback on 12-Jun-2019
Easy small swap,very nice coins,everything perfect!Thank You!
5/55/55/55/55/5 Bas DB's feedback on 12-Jun-2019
Quick and great swap, deffinentley reccomend.
5/55/55/55/55/5 tsoun's feedback on 31-May-2019
Just arrived! EXCELLENT quality coins, very professional collector and exceptionally moral person. 100% will swap again.
5/55/55/55/55/5 Trewier's feedback on 9-May-2019
Quick swap, good communications and good coins!
5/55/55/55/55/5 Bartweegie's feedback on 7-May-2019
A nice and problem-free deal. I can recommend CassTaylor as a swap partner with confidence to other members of Numista.
5/55/55/55/55/5 Tolkien Mayes's feedback on 7-May-2019
Great communication and coins
5/55/55/55/55/5 Limbru's feedback on 7-May-2019
Good swap partner.
5/55/55/55/55/5 chaosharvard's feedback on 3-May-2019
A very nice, pleasant and easy swap - thanks, Sophie!
5/55/55/55/55/5 Kallenuo's feedback on 2-May-2019
Great swap, nice coins, thanks.
5/55/55/55/55/5 The_One's feedback on 26-Mar-2019
great communication, fast shipment
5/55/55/55/55/5 robertmx's feedback on 19-Mar-2019
Very good swap
5/55/55/55/55/5 tarela_v's feedback on 13-Mar-2019
Good quality. Excellent communications. Very smooth and fast transaction.

Thank you!
5/55/55/55/55/5 martins.lv's feedback on 3-Feb-2019
Nice swap with banknotes. Thank you very much!
5/55/55/55/55/5 BSmith's feedback on 20-Jan-2019
Perfect swap, thank you!
5/55/55/55/55/5 Kristian Borisov's feedback on 16-Jan-2019
Good coins, communication and fast,reliable shipping

Thank you
5/55/55/55/55/5 ALM's feedback on 27-Nov-2018
échange parfait : à recommander !
5/55/55/55/55/5 molokoï's feedback on 17-Nov-2018
Très bonne communication belles pièces Tout est parfait!!!
5/55/55/55/55/5 BSmith's feedback on 8-Nov-2018
Perfect swap, thank you!
5/55/55/55/55/5 BSmith's feedback on 19-Oct-2018
Perfect swap, thank you! Hope we can swap again soon!