Digital Daily: Pittsburgh airport auctioning off items left by travelers

Updated: October 17, 2019 05:14 PM

People traveling through airports sometimes leave items by mistake, but some are not what you'd expect.

Officials at Pittsburgh International Airport are making some money off the goods, auctioning them off to folks looking for a good deal or just something unusual.


Among the items left behind, officials found a fake eyeball. In addition to the prosthetic eye, the auction includes nearly 1,000 pieces of jewelry, 500 electronic items and 15 vehicles. Some of the vehicles are custom made and newer models.

Officials said their owners never responded to police ordering them to pick them up, so after 45 days, they can be auctioned.

Some of the more unusual items available include a Keurig, a rice maker, a carpet cleaner, a Kurt Cobain record and scuba equipment.

Bidders can also buy boxes of goods filled to the brim with bargains.

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