字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 What do we have here? Looks like something's from "Mission Impossible." I could buy your house with this. Oh, now you look like an old drug dealer. Coming into the pawn shop today because I have German currency from the early 1900s. It goes from 1,000 marks denomination all the way up to about 1 million marks. I'm asking $10,000, but I don't think I'm going to settle for anything less than $5,000. Whoa. Pretty cool. I mean, you probably have I don't know-- most of them are thousands. Most of them are thousands. - 9 million marks. - Yep. That's a million dollar bill. I mean, you probably got 100 million face value here. And back then, it wouldn't buy a loaf of bread. Basically what happened was is the treaty that ended World War I was the Treaty of Versailles. We demanded reparations from Germany. We demanded just a ridiculous amount of gold. Everyone in Europe demanded manufactured goods. Even the United States got Zeppelins, airships from them. And it basically collapsed their economy. They had to borrow money, which they really couldn't pay back, so they printed more money. That caused inflation, so they printed more money. This was how bad it was. In 1919, four marks would buy you a loaf of bread. By 1923, it was a trillion marks. That's crazy. The value of money got so bad that it was written on the walls and public restrooms-- use toilet paper, not the currency, it clogs the toilets. I am not kidding. I believe that. After World War I, the effects of the Treaty of Versailles really screwed up the German economy. It created a massive economic depression and a gateway for a guy like Hitler to come into power. The Treaty of Versailles more or less guaranteed World War II. How much do you want for these? $10,000. Marks? Dollars. No. You would think they would be worth money, but it's not rare. I'll give you $100 for the entire lot, if you want it. - Could you do $2000? - No. It's interesting, it's cool, but literally, I know places where I can get these for $0.10 apiece. For $0.10 a piece. Yeah. I mean, I'd give you $100 for them. Well, I think I'm going to have to walk away. I understand. You might need to heat your house someday. I will wallpaper the House with this stuff. - Have a good one, man. - All right, you too. Thank you. Well, I think the money's worth more considering the prices collectors were getting online, some I'm kind of bummed out that I was kind of lowballed. I was definitely expecting more.