Illinois holiday unclaimed property auction begins

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Illinois Treasurer's Office kicked off its holiday unclaimed property auction on Cyber Monday.

Nearly 450 items worth about $66,000 are up for grabs, officials said. The items, which were appraised by an outside vendor, include:

-an autographed Ryne Sandberg baseball card

-a Frank Thomas 22K gold baseball card with certificate of authenticity

-a 1957 one-dollar silver certificate "error note"

-two 1928 twenty-dollar gold certificates

-a 14K multi-colored diamond necklace and bracelet set

-a 14K gold ring with diamond and gemstone accents

-an 18K gold ring with emerald stones

-Gorham sterling silver flatware

The auction ends Dec. 1. To check out these items and more, visit