Unclaimed Property: Missouri's Largest Lost & Found

Unclaimed Property Auction

Location: Drury Plaza Hotel
Cape Girardeau Conference Center
3351 Percy Drive
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Previewing:  Tuesday, September 26, 5-8 p.m.
 Wednesday, September 27, 8-9 a.m.
 Thursday, September 28, 8-9 a.m.
Auction:  Wednesday, September 27
 Thursday, September 28
 Auction begins at 9:00 a.m. each day

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Removed Lots

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Lot 69: Whitman Comics "Batman & Wonder Woman" Vo. 26 No. 158 Jan 1980 DC Comics 1993 Superman Funeral For A Friend/4
Lot 70: Superman #75 Comic Book w/ Fold-out Splash Back Cover Jan 1993 (2) (one unopened) Superman #75 Certificate of Death "The Death of Superman" poster
Lot 206: Sterling Set of (2) Caviar Cups and (4) Spoons ( in original box)
Lot 207: Sterling Childs Cup Sterling Double Handle Sugar Bowl
Lot 307: Buck Knife in Case
Lot 440: Willow Tree Statues: Promise Dreaming Angel
Lot 496: Gold Colored Jewelry Box with Blue Enamel
Lot 544: Sportsman Park Scorebook 1895
Lot 548: Mickey Mantle Topps Baseball Card 1969
Lot 566: Autographed Stan Musial Baseball Bio Card
Lot 567: The Haynes Flute Co. Flute (serial number 7020) In Case with Cleaning Rod & Rag
Lot 568: Original Production Cels " The Little Mermaid"
Lot 637: Pair Silver Colored Cufflinks with mother of pearl like stones (marked "gold filled") Matching Buttons (3)
Lot 739: 10K White Gold with Clear Stones
Lot 800: Hand Painted Russian Snow Princess Brooch
Lot 903: Pair Silver Colored Clip-Ons with Pearl-Like & Clear Stones
Lot 923: Pair Sterling Clip-Ons with Clear Stones
Lot 939: Pair 14K with Green Stones
Lot 1008: Silver Colored Rosary with Pink Beads Silver Colored Rosary with Wooden Beads
Lot 1011: Pearl-Like
Lot 1090: 10K Herringbone
Lot 1100: 14K Herringbone with Clear & Pearl-Like Stones
Lot 1399: 14K with Clear Stone
Lot 1411: 14K White Gold Wedding Set (fused)
Lot 1432: 14K White Gold Wedding Set
Lot 1471: 18K White Gold with Clear Stones
Lot 1640: 10K RGP White Gold Ladies Wittnauer Wristwatch
Lot 1643: 10K RGP Ladies Bulova Wristwatch with Clear Stone Gold Colored Ladies Caravelle Wristwatch with Clear Stone
Lot 1649: 14K White Gold Ladies Kreisler Wristwatch with Black Band and Clear Stones
Lot 1660: 14K White Gold Ladies Hamilton Wristwatch with Clear Stones Platinum Ladies Hamilton Wristwatch with Clear Stones
Lot 1714: 10K GF Hamilton Pocket Watch with Fob & 12K GF Ralston Purina Pocket Knife (23 Jewels)
Lot 1716: 10K RGP Elgin Pocket Watch (17 Jewels) in a Gold Colored Stand
Lot 1718: 14K Billodes Pocket Watch
Lot 2017: Bahamas 9-Piece Proof Set 1980
Lot 2042: Spanish Galleons
Lot 2068: Canada, Germany (3), Netherland, France (4), Iceland, Australia, Thialand, Great Britan
Lot 2300: Silver Colored Silver Dollar City
Lot 2305: St Louis Rams Super Bowl Champion Game Coins XXXIV
Lot 2335: Partners in Space Commemorative Apollo-Soyuz Space Mission Postmarked July 17, 1975
Lot 2355: US Constitution 200th Anniversary 2-Piece Set
Lot 2513: Nickel Three-Cent Piece 1865
Lot 1857: Flying Eagle 1957
Lot 3461: Capped Bust 1807
Lot 3585: Morgan 1884 CC (marked uncirculated)
Lot 3600: Morgan 1878 CC
Lot 3749: $5.00 National Currency Notes Series 1929 The Grand National Bank of St. Louis, MO (6) (uncut sheet)
Lot 3755: $5.00 Large Bill The National Bank of Commerce St Louis, MO December 11, 1909
Lot 3762: $1.00 Silver Certificate Large Bill Educational Note Series 1896
Lot 3766: $5.00 Silver Certificate Large Bill Indian Chief Series 1899
Lot 3767: $10.00 Large Bill Bison Note Series 1901
Lot 3768: $20.00 Gold Certificate Large Bill Series 1922
Lot 3825: Los Angeles Olympics 2-Coin Set Each 0.86 Troy Ounce .900 Fine Silver
Lot 3871: Giant Half-Pound Silver Eagles
Lot 3909: American Arts Gold Medallion 1 Troy ounce gold plus 1/9 Troy ounce copper
Lot 3929: Saint-Gaudens 4-Piece Set 1 Ounce, 1/2 Ounce, 1/4 Ounce, 1/10 Ounce
Lot 3934: Giant Half Pound Golden Eagle Coin Layered in 24k Gold (10 Coins in Wooden Box)
Lot 3941: Krugerrand 1982

Terms and Conditions of the Auction

The Unclaimed Property Auction is being held pursuant to Section 447.558, RSMo that provides for the sale of Unclaimed Property to the highest bidder at public auction.

The buyer will receive title to the property purchased, free from all claims of the owner, prior holder or their successors.

Listed below please find information relating to items and the terms of the sale. Please read this information carefully for your own protection, as it will be strictly adhered to.

Thank you for your attendance and interest in Unclaimed Property.


Condition of items

  1. Items are to be sold by lot number and no items may be removed or separated from packets.
  2. Contents of the safe deposit boxes shall be sold “as is, where is.” The Missouri State Treasurer, the State of Missouri, and the auctioneer make no warranty of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the condition of the article offered for sale. There is no guarantee for any dates, markings, item counts, or authenticity of any item.
  3. All descriptions of items are for informational purposes only and the Missouri State Treasurer, the State of Missouri, and the auctioneer do not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions.
  4. Announcements on the day of the auction take precedence over any and all previous written or oral announcements. Buyers should be made aware that due to claims forwarded to the State Treasurer's Office, some items included in the catalog might be removed from lots prior to the sale date. Such omissions will be announced when an affected lot is presented for sale.
  5. The Missouri State Treasurer, the State of Missouri, and auctioneer reserve the right to reject any and all bids pursuant to Section 447.558 RSMo. However, it is not the intent of the Missouri State Treasurer, the State of Missouri, or auctioneer to purposely reject bids.

Sale Terms

  1. All potential bidders are to register with the cashier and obtain a bidder number in order to bid on any item(s). To obtain a bidder number, the bidder must register with a full name, address and current photo identification such as a valid driver’s license.
  2. The bidder should clearly exhibit his/her bidder number to the clerk and auctioneer after each purchase to avoid bidder-recording errors.
  3. Sales tax will be added to the purchase price of all taxable items. Tax exempt documentation must be presented the day of the auction to avoid sales tax.
  4. Upon award of the bid, all risk of loss, damage or destruction of purchased items passes to the buyer and the Missouri State Treasurer, the State of Missouri, and the auctioneer shall not have any liability whatsoever for damage or destruction of any lots. Buyers shall make his/her own arrangements for insurance coverage of all items.

Payment Terms (Methods of Payment)

  1. Bidders can pay for and pick up items purchased following the sale of each item or at the end of the sale day. All items sold must be claimed and paid for by the end of the sale day or they may be sold at a later date.
  2. No items are to be removed from the premises before settlement or payment of the item.
  3. The State Treasurer's Office shall only accept payment made in the form of cash or cashier’s checks. Personal checks or company checks will be accepted only if accompanied by an irrevocable bank letter of credit addressed to the Missouri State Treasurer's Office. No exceptions will be made.
  4. The State Treasurer's Office will be accepting American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa credit cards. There will be a fee for the use of credit cards of 2.00% plus a $0.25 charge for all transaction amounts. *These rates are subject to change.

    Arrangements for Persons with Disabilities

    If you require special accommodations or assistance, please let us know in advance by contacting the State Treasurer's  Office at 573-751-0123 or ucp@treasurer.mo.gov.


    Miscellaneous Terms

    1. Persons in attendance during the auction and removing goods after purchasing assume all risks of damage or loss to personal property and specifically release the auctioneer and the State of Missouri for any liability.
    2. The Missouri State Treasurer, the State of Missouri, and the auctioneer are not liable by reason of any defect or condition of the premises on which the auction is held.
    3. Bidders are reminded that registration is required the day of the auction to obtain a bidder number necessary to bid and/or purchase any items available in the sale.
    4. The auctioneer may choose to group several lots together to expedite the sale.


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