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Surplus Property Auction Set for May 21

This article was archived on 12/7/2016

Brand new leather street bike gear, pool and playground equipment, free weights and workout machines, zoo animal Christmas light displays and police training driving simulators are among items that will be up for bids on Saturday, May 21, at the City of Tulsa Surplus Property Auction, to be held at 108 N. Trenton Ave.

The auction will start at 9:32 a.m. Potential bidders may view the merchandise on Friday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The City surplus property facility will open at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday for viewing merchandise before the sale begins. Photos of the merchandise also can be viewed online by visiting:

Other notable items for sale include many from the police property room: gold jewelry, electronics, and musical instruments. As in previous auctions, there will be many surplus vehicles, lawn and mowing equipment, office furniture and office equipment. All sales are "as is." It is the bidder's responsibility to assess condition of merchandise.

Three auctioneers may be selling simultaneously, so bidders wanting to bid on multiple items should bring a partner/proxy. No one under age 16 may be admitted at the City surplus property facility.

Cash, Mastercards and Visa cards are accepted. Checks can be accepted only if accompanied by a letter of guaranty from the financial institution on which the check is drawn. Payment is required in full within one hour after the auction ends.

Sales are subject to applicable local and state taxes unless a sales tax permit is provided with proof of regular engagement in the re-sale business for items purchased. An Oklahoma Tax Commission auditor may be present.