Where to learn more on government auctions:
BOSTON — defense department
sells surplus goods all over the US.
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORP.
800-873-7785 (Northeast US, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands)
Auctions all types of commercial and residential property.
Offers some of the best federal auctions at several cities around the country. You can also subscribe to the agency's auction newsletters for $25 to $50 a year.
US POST OFFICE
Write to managers of the mail recovery centers listed below:
Atlanta Mail Recovery Center
PO Box 4416
Atlanta, GA 30336-9590
San Francisco Mail Recovery Center
PO Box 7872
San Francisco, CA 94120-7872
St. Paul Mail Recovery Center
443 Fillmore Ave. E
St. Paul, MN 55107-9607
An official Web site offering direct links to many of the federal government auctions as well as many states and even foreign government sales.
GOVERNMENT AUCTION LISTINGS
Offers a more extensive list of federal, state, and local sales. Subscriptions cost $15 for one month or $48 for six months.
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