You can take home lost treasure from the State Treasurer’s Unclaimed Property vaults!
The Treasurer’s Office will be holding both online and live unclaimed property auctions this summer. The auctions will feature collectibles, knives, jewelry, coins and much more.
Back-to-back online auctions will be held July 2nd through September 11th.
Want to check out a LIVE unclaimed property auction?
Visit the Treasurer’s Office exhibit in the West Virginia Building during the State Fair of West Virginia to preview items to be auctioned right there!
The live auctions will take place promptly at 5 p.m. on:
Friday, August 9th
Saturday, August 10th
Thursday, August 15th
Friday, August 16th
Saturday, August 17th
Items up for auction both online and at the state fair are abandoned properties that have been turned over to the state from law enforcement or banks. The original owner of the items from bank safe deposit boxes are entitled to the proceeds obtained at auction.