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Treasurer Fitzgerald has One Of A Kind Gifts for Mother’s Day in eBay Auction

April 10, 2014

 Des Moines, Iowa – State Treasurer Michael L. Fitzgerald just might have that unique gift for Mother’s Day. Fitzgerald will be hosting his next unclaimed property eBay auction beginning on April 24. “We will have an assortment of items up for bid, perfect gifts for Mother’s Day,” Fitzgerald stated. “Our eBay auction will be filled with one of a kind items and unique collectibles that were turned over in unclaimed safe deposit boxes.” Interested bidders may visit the state treasurer’s eBay page at 

The auction will begin on Thursday, April 24 and will close on May 1. Some of the treasures in this online auction include India bangle bracelets, a cameo pendant with perfume center, gold ladies rings, and silver with turquoise stone bracelet. Items included in the auction are from abandoned safe deposit boxes reported to the state treasurer as unclaimed property by financial institutions across the state. Photos, letters and other personal memorabilia will not be included in the auction. The auction proceeds are held for the rightful owners until they come forward.
Search to see if the state treasurer has property belonging to you. Be sure to like the Great Iowa Treasure Hunt on Facebook and follow the program on Twitter @GreatIATreasure for information about future auctions. 

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