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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Lynn MA

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.

Jim Lamb Auto Auction
(508) 533-9700
732 Lynnway
Lynn, MA
 
Quincy Auto Auction
(617) 773-5000
196 Ricciuti Dr
Quincy, MA
 
Atlantic Toyota
(781) 599-4922
671 Lynnway
Lynn, MA
Services
Auto Repair,Truck Dealers,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Ira Motor Group
(978) 739-8600
99 Andover Street, # B
Danvers, MA
Services
Truck Service Station,Auto Dealers

Hondar House Inc
(617) 547-1950
227 Prospect St
Cambridge, MA
Services
Oil Change and Lube,AC and Heating Repair,Auto Repair,Brake Repair,Clutch Repair,Mufflers Repair,Auto Dealers

North Shore Auto Auction
(978) 356-7600
5 Turnpike Rd
Ipswich, MA
 
Copart Salvage Auto Auctions
(978) 667-6787
55 High St
North Billerica, MA
 
Civic Center Honda Toyota
(617) 539-4460
96 Pauline Street
Winthrop, MA
Services
Emissions Testing,Auto Dealers

Albrecht Auto Group
(781) 933-1100
394 Washington St
Ste A1
Woburn, MA
Services
Clutch Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Service Stations,SUV Repair,Used Car Dealers,Auto Dealers

Parts
(781) 935-7009
200 Cambridge Road
Woburn, MA
Services
Clutch Repair,Auto Dealers

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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