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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Fort Wayne IN

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.

Indiana Auto & Truck Auction Inc
(260) 489-2776
4425 W Washington Center Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
 
G & G Auto Sales
(260) 456-1884
2804 E Pontiac St
Fort Wayne, IN

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Shaver Autos
(260) 490-4000
7405 Lima Rd
Fort Wayne, IN

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Auto Liquidation Ctr Inc
(260) 749-1000
350 Lincoln Hwy W
New Haven, IN

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Superior Auto Inc
(260) 244-7979
1349 E State Road 205
Columbia City, IN

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Barodge Auto Pool Inc
(260) 489-3846
3833 Goshen Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Bart's Car Store Inc
(260) 435-1824
5510 Illinois Rd
Fort Wayne, IN

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Best Buy Auto Sales
(260) 470-4254
9714 Stowaway CV
Fort Wayne, IN

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R & L Auto Sales
12826 Us Highway 33 N
Churubusco, IN

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Insurance Auto Auctions
(877) 550-1262
25631 State Road 2
South Bend, IN
 
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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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