The next such auction will be Feb. 25 and 26 in Kenmore, WA. Among the abandoned items:
-a cribbage board made of narwhal tusk,
-a photographic negative of Mt. St. Helens erupting,
-a wooden gunpowder container,
-a Richard Petty autograph,
-gold nuggets, ingots and dust,
-dozens of pocketwatches,
-an Edgar Martinez rookie card,
-Revolutionary War military orders,
-and a 1916 Norwegian passport.
Proceeds of the sales are held in an account for the rightful owner.