SALE by Customs Officials at Mumbai Airport

#1 Nov 29th, 2009, 23:01
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  • Traveller_RJD is offline
Hello Everyone.

I have a quick question, I have been hearing about Customs Officials at Mumbai and Delhi International Airport having a sort of Garage sale of the confiscated and lost & Found articles at the Arrival terminal.

Not really sure about the prices and exact location since I have never been able to locate it. But I hear its somewhere after the Baggage screening at the arrival.

Any one got any experience with this ? Please share.

#2 Nov 30th, 2009, 04:24
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  • Nick-H is offline
Sounds dodgy to me!
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#3 Nov 30th, 2009, 05:00
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  • Hyderabadi is offline
Originally Posted by Nick-H View Post Sounds dodgy to me!
I think I may have heard of this in India, Govt. auctions if I remember. There used to be a craze many years ago to bid on used Willys Jeeps and refurbish them.

Here in the US we have this:
Unclaimed Baggage is a one-of-a-kind store snuggled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and bordered by the 70,000 acre Lake Guntersville. Founded in 1970 by Doyle and Sue Owens as a part-time business, it soon became a full-time venture. In 1978, the Owens incorporated the company and watched it prosper as one of the great 'hidden' bargain centers for savvy shoppers.....


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Also city police departments, other law enforcement agencies,... all have auctions of seized/confiscated items and for some people it's a way of making money.
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