A New York City museum's collection includes the insurance policy written for the Hindenburg, which exploded over New Jersey 80 years ago this weekend .
The Daily News reports officials at the New York City Fire Museum in Lower Manhattan unveiled the document Thursday, two days before the 80th anniversary of the Hindenburg disaster.
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The German airship exploded and burned as it arrived in Lindenhurst, New Jersey, on May 6, 1937, after a cross-Atlantic flight. Thirty-five people were killed while the other 62 people on board survived the fiery explosion . A worker on the ground also died.
The museum's 10-page Lloyd's of London policy for the Hindenburg lists underwriters and insurance brokers. The policy was valued at 6 million Reichsmarks, which in 1937 amounted to nearly $15 million. According to Forbes, that's about $80 million in current dollars.