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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Pittsfield 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.

Doc's Auto Sales
(413) 445-5154
567 Dalton Ave
Pittsfield, MA

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Signature Series Pre-Owned
(413) 443-3236
768 East St
Pittsfield, MA

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Insurance Auto Auctions
(877) 550-1262
1424 Lunenburg
Lancaster, MA
 
Central Mass Auto Auction
(508) 987-6803
12 Industrial Park Rd
Oxford, MA
 
American Auto Auction
(508) 823-6600
123 Williams St
Taunton, MA
 
Livingston Motors Inc
(413) 499-7733
350 Merrill Rd
Pittsfield, MA

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Formel Motor Co
(413) 528-9424
21 Van Deusenville Rd
Great Barrington, MA

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Insurance Auto Auctions
(978) 466-7901
1424 Lunenburg Rd
Lancaster, MA
 
Jim Lamb Auto Auction
(508) 533-1975
1 Katie Path
Natick, MA
 
Jim Lamb Auto Auction
(508) 533-9700
732 Lynnway
Lynn, MA
 
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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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