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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Watertown WI

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.

Midstate Auto Auction
(920) 674-6080
W5481 W Junction Rd
Jefferson, WI
 
L & R Motors
(920) 675-0525
1302 S Main St
Jefferson, WI

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Insurance Auto Auctions
(877) 550-1262
N70W25277 Indian Grass
Sussex, WI
 
Qcsa Of Wisconsin
(608) 742-1515
W10321 State Road 16
Portage, WI
 
Hansen & Young Auto Auction
(715) 837-1016
1264 5th Ave
Prairie Farm, WI
 
Ewalds Hartford Ford Lincoln
(262) 673-9400
5788 State Road 60
Hartford, WI
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Insurance Auto Auction
(877) 550-1262
W-10321 State 16
Portage, WI
 
INSURANCE AUTO AUCTION
(877) 550-1262
2591 Casaloma
Appleton, WI
 
Badger State Auto Auction
(920) 922-6221
215 N Pioneer Rd
Fond Du Lac, WI
 
Mecum Collector Car Auctioneer
(262) 275-2393
445 S Main St
Walworth, WI
 
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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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