Public Auctions of State Surplus Automotive Equipment

The next Surplus Automotive Auction in Davis, California will be Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018.

All vehicles may be inspected on the morning of the auction from 7:30 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. Auctions start promptly at 9:00 a.m.

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Auctions - Upcoming Automotive Auction Dates

The next Surplus Automotive Auction in Davis, California will be Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018.


Dates are tentative and are subject to change

Bidder and Payment Information

Bidding begins by filling out and submitting a Bidder Data Sheet (available in the Auction Cashiering office) on the day of the auction to register and obtain a bidder paddle. A Bidder Data Sheet must be filled out for every auction. Note: New bidders (or those who have not obtained a bidder paddle in a while) will need to show photo identification to register for a bidder paddle.

VISA, MasterCard, Discover, Cashier's or Certified Checks, and Money Orders are the only accepted forms of payment. No cash or personal checks accepted.

List of Items for Auction

Here is a partial List of Items for Auction on for the Nov 14, 2018 auction. Note: the date on the next page with the list of Items for Auction is not always correct. Refer to the "Auctions: Upcoming Automotive Auction Dates" tab for currently scheduled auction date(s).

Items with a status of "Ready" versus "Not Ready" are more likely to be available for bid in the current auction.

A list of the 'Firing Order' (list of vehicles to be auctioned, and the order in which they will be sold) will be linked here a few days before the live auction. The list will be available as a PDF document that can be printed and brought to the auction for your use.

Please visit the auctioneer's site a week before the next auction date for pictures of some of the available vehicles and assets.

Public Information: Results of Last Auction

Terms and Conditions

Full Terms and Conditions of Sale (PDF)

All vehicles and lot items are sold “as is” and all sales are final.

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Contact information:

Public Auctions of state surplus vehicles and mobile equipment are held at the Davis Auction Yard | 5950 Chiles Road, Davis, CA 95618 | driving directions (located behind the CalFire Equipment facility) | Office: 530.757.6832 | Fax: 530.757.1064

Contact: Mike Benton |

or the Surplus Property Manager: Steve Paul | Email:

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