[meteorite-list] shipping costs.

From: Martin Altmann <Altmann_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri Oct 1 17:08:48 2004
Message-ID: <004a01c4a7fa$cd278b80$16ebe13e_at_9y6y40j>

Yes Stefan,

we have the worst place to sent from. German mail is the most expensive on
that's why always pay not only the package stuff, but also the larger part
of the shipping costs, if I list items in US-ebay - otherwise I couldn't

Mike Farmer is the best. Even if he looses a small specimen at 1buck, he
will charge 1buck for all shipment and he's the fastest in sending the
The worst of the sellers, who lists each week his auctions, is I.K., who
asks 10$ shipment even for small crumbs sent within EU.

Martin A.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stefan Ralew" <stefan_at_meteoriten.com>
To: <meteorite-list_at_meteoritecentral.com>; "Bernhard Rems"
Sent: Friday, October 01, 2004 8:30 PM
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] General

> Hi Bernhard and List,
> for everyone which is interested in it, here are the official charges
> for packages from Germany to Oversea locations:
> Normal letter (max. 20gm and 235 x 125 x 5mm): 1.55 euros ($1.90)
> Compact letter (max. 50gm and 235 x 125 x 10mm): 2 euros ($2.46)
> Maximum letter up to 50 g: 3 euros ($3.69)
> up to 100gm: 4 euros ($4.92)
> up to 250gm: 8 euros ($9.84)
> Additional costs for registered mail: 2.05 euros ($2.52)
> It`s my experience that registered mail is a very safe solution. I have
> sent many, many packages and no package with registered mail has been
> lost till now. For example: I pay for a 50gm letter (270x200x20mm) from
> Germany to the US by the registered airmail 6.05 euros (around $ 7.45).
> And I do not charge for envelopes and packing (mostly incl. Jewelbox).
> Good packing costs place and weight and the postages are a little bit
> more expensive. Registered mail will be the first choice for me in
> future because I send most meteorites on my risk. An insurance isn`t
> available for packages from Germany to the US. With unregistered mail I
> don't have any possibility the check the way of my packages.
> Mike, how you make such collector frienly prices? $0.99 for the item
> and $0.85 free shipping?? I think I should read your Ebay Ads more
> attentively in future. ;-)
> Best wishes,
> Stefan
> Stefan Ralew Meteorite Collection
> Berlin/Germany
> www.meteoriten.com
> Bernhard Rems wrote:
> >And what I forgot to say: there are OF COURSE sellers who charge $7 for
> >unregistered mail. Those were the ones I am talking about :-)
> >
> >Bernhard
> >
> >
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Received on Fri 01 Oct 2004 05:08:28 PM PDT

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