Follow by Email

Loading...

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Danzig Free State-A 1923 100,000 Mark "Inflation" Postage Stamp-Illustrated

Ilustrated below is a postage stamp issued in Danzig (now Gdansk in Poland) a German city isolated from Germany that was for a time considered a "Free State" within Polish borders but not part of Poland. The 1920's was a period of hyper-inflation in Germany and this also affected Danzig. In 1923 12 stamps were issued with values ranging from 250 Marks to 500,000 Marks. The 100,00 Mark (blue) is illustrated here.

No comments:

Post a Comment