Abandoned items put on the auction block

Bidding is underway on items Arkansans have abandoned insafety deposit boxes at banks.

Items include coins, stamps, silverware, a pocket watch andsilver certificates. Items in the auction are from safe deposit boxes that havebeen abandoned for at least eight years. The Auditor of State's office tries tocontact the original owner before the sale.

Bidding is open to any eBay user, expect for the Auditor ofState, his employees and their immediate families.

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