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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Bassett VA

In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. Learn how to buy cheap cars at unclaimed and abandoned vehicle auctions held by cities across the country.

Duncan Ford Mercury
(540) 483-0253
19999 Virgil H Goode Highway
Rocky Mount, VA
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Ins Auto Auctions Inc
(757) 595-8493
211 Production Dr
Yorktown, VA
 
Ins Auto Auctions Inc
(804) 798-6091
10390 Sadisco Dr
Ashland, VA
 
Rollen Charls Auto Marts
(434) 821-5080
7823 Wards Rd
Rustburg, VA
 
Bellingham Public Auto Auction
(360) 647-5370
7823 Wards Rd
Rustburg, VA
 
Randy's Auto Sales
(540) 483-1123
1565 Franklin St
Rocky Mount, VA

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American Auto Auction Llc
(757) 485-3342
3856 S Military Hwy
Chesapeake, VA
 
Radford Auto Auction Inc
(540) 639-9011
4002 Mud Pike
Christiansburg, VA
 
Auto Auction Tysons
(703) 442-0100
8590 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA
 
Christiansburg Auto Auction Llc
(540) 381-1377
2000 Roanoke St
Christiansburg, VA
 
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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions

Special weekly or monthly car auctions are held in larger cites across the U.S. to sell vehicles that have been left on the side of streets or in parking lots and abandoned by owners. These unclaimed vehicles are regularly sold by municipalities at public auctions.

In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. Sales revenue is often shared with the local government.

Although many of the vehicles have been abandoned because they have broken down and no longer run, some can be restored to good operating condition at minimum cost and effort. However, other vehicles, some in excellent condition, have been left unclaimed for reasons we can only imagine. Was the owner a spy who had to leave the country quickly? Was it someone who passed away unexpectedly and had no heirs? Or was it a case of terrible forgetfulness?

The city or towing service does everything it can do to try to locate the owner of these vehicles, but after a period of time will give up and place the vehicles on the auction block. In some cities, the cars must be listed in a public media such as a newspaper for a specific time before it can be declared as unclaimed. Here is an example of the process for a Washington county:

10.72.080 Unclaimed vehicle--Sale--Disposition of proceeds.
If, after the expiration of fifteen days from the date of mailing of notice to the registered and legal owner, the vehicle or automob...

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