Authentic, new original three (3) deutsches reich 2mill on 5 mark; digit in circle with black overprint. Each value: 2m on 5 mark.
Surcharge: 2m on 5t (numbers). Motif: digit in circle, overprints. Text: deutsches reich - 5000 mark - 2 millionen.Color: brownish red with black overprint. Perforation: comb 14 x 14. Condition: authentic original, mint, nh; perfectly centered; original gum.
Catalog: michel # 312b (312). By the summer of 1923, weimar republic hyperinflation was really getting bad. The value of the german mark was decreasing almost every day and prices were sky-rocketing on a daily basis. The effects on the economy and on the german people were devastating.For the postal service of the weimar republic, there existed a state-of-emergency. Beginning in august and proceeding through october of 1923, the postal service began applying re-valuation overprints to existing stocks of low denomination stamps. The re-valuations ranged from 5,000 marks to 2,000,000 marks.