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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Huntington WV

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.

Tri State Auto Auction
(606) 928-4005
1627 W Midland Trail Rd
Ashland, KY
 
Hamilton Chevrolet
(740) 886-7979
7982 State Route 7
Proctorville, OH
Services
SUV Repair,Truck Service Station,Auto Dealers

Winner's Circle Auto Exchange
(606) 325-9970
1245 Winchester Ave
Ashland, KY

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Ona Used Auto Sales
(304) 736-3000
3215 Us Route 60
Ona, WV

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Kanawha Valley Auto Auction
(304) 925-9220
159 Campbells Creek Dr
Charleston, WV
 
Ztech
(304) 736-2060
3455 US Route 60
Huntington, WV
Services
Trailer Repair,Truck Parts,Auto Dealers

Harmon Motor Sales Inc
(740) 532-9033
1013 S 3rd St
Ironton, OH
Services
Brake Repair,Clutch Repair,Emissions Testing,Mobile Auto Repair,Radiator Repair,Speedometer Repair,Truck Auto Body,Tune up Repair,Truck Dealers,Auto Dealers

Carl Grover Motorsports, Inc.
(304) 736-0022
3256 Route 60 East
Ona, WV

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INSURANCE AUTO AUCTIONS INC
(877) 550-1262
200 Auction
Buckhannon, WV
 
Winchester Auto Dealers Exchange Inc
(304) 229-4400
12828 Winchester Ave
Bunker Hill, WV
 
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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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