State continues online auction of unclaimed items

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – The state of South Carolina is holding a series of three online auctions that run until Dec. 30.

The auctions will consist of the items such as watches, jewelry and coins that were in abandoned bank safe deposit boxes, which were turned over to the State Treasurer's Office during the late 1990s.

Most of the abandoned safe deposit boxes date from the 1980s and 90s; however, some go back as far as 1934, according to the state.

The auction schedule:
Auction 1 Dec.  6-17
Auction 2 Dec. 10-23
Auction 3 Dec.  17-30

Each auction consists of approximately 100 lots. A description and photo of items in each lot will be a part of the online auction. Anyone may bid on the items. The official website to register and bid is

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