The ultimate record collector?

There’s a story in today’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that’s closely related to the NY Times story linked above. Here’s a link to the PG story:

Despite the sale of Mawhinney’s collection for “an undisclosed price” to the Brazilian collector, there are two other very large private record collections that still remain in Pittsburgh – at least for now.
That New York Times article also mentions this Brazilian nut
also purchased the collection of the legendary "Music Man" Murray in L.A., Another massive horde of vinyl.This musical landfill was so littered with beat up,unwanted,uneeded,and generally undesirable records it was impossible to sell for many years,especially for the outrageous and unreasonable price asked. Perhaps,In reality, this siphon of vinyl is doing us a favor by taking these off our hands and out of the country.As they say in Brazil..."Viva Mantovani!"
I don't understand how taking these "off our hands" does anybody any favor, besides the seller.