Schindler's List for sale

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  1. BikerBabe

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    From Original Schindler’s list for sale | JTA - Jewish Israel News

    March 23, 2010

    (JTA) -- The only privately held original copy of Oskar Schindler's list of Jews is on sale for $2.2 million.

    Gary Zimet, a historic document sales specialist in upstate New York, told news outlets that he is selling the document on behalf of an anonymous seller. It will not be auctioned but be offered on a "first come, first serve" basis on his Web site, MomentsInTime.com, he said.

    The list, dated April 18, 1945, is 13 pages and contains 801 names. It was compiled by Schindler and his accountant, Itzak Stern, and made famous decades later in the Oscar-winning film "Schindler's List."

    Several copies of the list were written; the four surviving original lists are in the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, the German federal archives in Koblenz and two at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem.
     
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    This should be in a museum...
     
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    of course I have that kind of money....
     
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    Agreed. What kind of leech tries to make money off of the suffering, torture, and deaths of millions?
     
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    I agree with Chris. The owner should suck it up, realize the historical significance and donate to a museum.
     
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    we can all hope the seller does a lot of good with the procedes
     
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    Well, since the owner doesn't know the right thing to do with it, I hope the buyer does....
     
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    It would be good to see the Getty trust acquire this to display at the Getty Center. They have the money to do it, and a place to display it.
     
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    I also agree.....

    It belongs in a museum!

    TO
     
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    We sound like Indiana Jones here...:lol:
     
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    How about Spielberg buys the dang thing with the money he made off of the movie and donate it to the holocaust museum.
     
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    I think Matt has the best idea...

    Being an original document, it definately needs to be in a museum, though.
     
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