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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Saint Louis MO

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.

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(877) 550-1262
4460 State Route 162
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St Louis Auto Auction
(314) 738-0579
3847 Taussig Ave
Bridgeton, MO
 
St Charles Public Auto Auction
(636) 947-0770
216 Spring Dr
Saint Charles, MO
 
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(314) 965-0833
1000 N Kirkwood Road
Saint Louis, MO
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(314) 644-3434
6369 Manchester Ave
Saint Louis, MO

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(618) 452-2701
201 Madison Ave
Madison, IL
 
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(636) 947-0770
216 Spring Dr
Saint Charles, MO
 
Suburban Auto Auction Inc
(636) 464-8100
6405 Us Highway 61/67
Imperial, MO
 
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(314) 352-9100
3500 S Kingshighway Blvd
Saint Louis, MO

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(314) 664-7200
3108 S Kingshighway Blvd
Saint Louis, MO

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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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