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Government and police auctions

Police auctions of confiscated or lost property take place locally and advertising is a matter for the individual force.Government ministries and departments also make their own arrangements.

The Ministry of Defence (MoD), for example, has a dedicated website for disposing of surplus stock, while the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) holds regular auctions of registration marks.

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