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The City of Tulsa holds surplus auctions each year to sell unused items. If the Police have unclaimed property, it is usually sold at these auctions. Confiscated vehicles are also sold at these auctions.
Typical surplus is comprised of field inspection vehicles, police vehicles, trucks of all sorts, fire trucks, tractors, backhoes, trailers, specialized rolling equipment, boats & motors, specialized equipment; concrete saws, traffic signals, fire plugs, ditch shoring, truck engines/transmissions, gym equipment, kilns, lab equipment, PCs and related equipment, FAX machines, telephones, SCBAs, fire hoses, police light/siren bars, lawn care equipment, power tools, office furnishings, stoves, refrigerators, power generators, air compressors, vehicle test/repair equipment, etc.
Note: Every auction does not always have all the items previously mentioned. These types of surplus were only identified to give an idea of the types that may be up for sale at any given auction.
There is no registration fee. Children under the age of 16 are not allowed on the premises. There is Preview and Pre-Registration day the Friday before the auction day, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The auction is advertised in the Tulsa World Sunday issue the Sunday before the auction. Payment has to be by cash, cashier's check, MC/Visa credit card or a check with a Bank Letter of Guarantee issued to the City of Tulsa. Sales tax is usually collected on all items subject to sales tax; unless a copy of sales tax exemption permit is provided.
The auction starts at 9:30 a.m. Gates open at 7:30 a.m.
The auction site is at 108 North Trenton - Go north on Utica; cross over the I-244 overpass; continue north about 2 blocks; turn left on either Archer or Easton streets; drive to the end of the block and you will see the City's Surplus Facility.
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