Schindler’s list goes unsold on eBay

By JTA
July 30, 2013 18:03

 
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An original list of names of 801 Jews rescued by German industrialist Oskar Schindler did not find a buyer on eBay.

No one met the opening bid of $3 million for the 14-page list typed on onion skin paper. California collectors Gary Zimet and Eric Gazin had said when the auction was announced earlier this month that they expected the list to sell for about $5 million.

Though the list had no bids, more than half a million people viewed the auction on eBay. The sellers have said they will not re-list the document for auction at a lower price.

Gazin told the French news agency AFP that the sellers are in “active discussions” with several parties interested in acquiring the list.

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