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Government auctions of seized and surplus property

Some government auctions sell many types of excess and seized property. These can range from computers to artwork to mobile homes and more.

Auctions may take place online, in person, or by mail-in bid. The federal agency that owns the property may conduct the auction or it may contract with an auction company to conduct the sales.

Auction sites may list:

  • Furniture
  • Computers 
  • Lab equipment
  • Artwork
  • Jewelry
  • Mobile homes
  • Planes, boats, and motor vehicles
  • Military surplus 

Government auction websites include:

LAST UPDATED: December 6, 2023


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