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Public Auctions of State Surplus Personal Property

The next Surplus Property Public Auction is scheduled for Saturday, December 3, 2016.

Preview Day, Friday, December 2, 2016. Note: Items may be previewed the business day before the auction from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and the day of the auction from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. The auction begins promptly at 10:00 a.m.

A list of items available at the auction will be published on this website one week before the auction. For a list of items scheduled to be auctioned on Saturday, December 3, 2016, please click here.

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Bidder and Payment Information

Beginning with the September 13, 2014 auction, the Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Fleet and Asset Management (OFAM) will:

  • No longer require a cash deposit to receive a bid paddle.
  • No longer accept cash for purchases or accept AMEX.
  • Only accept credit card or cashier's check as forms of accepted payment.
  • Require each bidder to fill out a Registration Form (PDF) and present their driver's license or state I.D. before receiving a bid paddle on preview day or the day of the auction.
  • We only accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, cashier’s check (exact amount only) as forms of final payment.

Catalog of Available Items

The auction catalog for the upcoming December 3, 2016 auction will be published one week before the auction. For a list of items scheduled to be auctioned on Saturday, December 3, 2016, please click here.

Please note: We do not provide photos of each individual auction item. Items may be previewed the business day before the auction from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and the day of the auction from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. To view photos of some of the auction items, please go to the Bendis Company website.

Gallery of Available Items

Check out the auctioneer's Gallery of items available at our next auction.

Please note: We do not provide photos of each individual auction item. Items may be previewed the business day before the auction from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and the day of the auction from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

General Terms and Conditions

General Terms and Conditions of Sale (PDF)

The Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Fleet and Asset Management (OFAM) can no longer accept American Express (AMEX) as a payment method.

All sales are final with no refunds or exchanges

Online Auctions of State Surplus Property

The Auction Company (TAC) TAC has become the Southern California Auction House for the State of California. Inventory being delivered daily!

Schedule of Upcoming Auctions

The next State Surplus Personal Property Auction is scheduled for Saturday, December 3, 2016.

2017 Auction Schedule - please note these dates are tentative and subject to change

February 11, 2017

April 29, 2017

June 24, 2017

September 16, 2017

December 2, 2017

Dates are tentative and are subject to change


Contact Information

Public Auctions of State Surplus Property are held at the Surplus Property and Reutilization (SPR) Warehouse | 1700 National Drive, Sacramento, CA 95834 | Driving directions | For more information, contact: Bryant Paul | Email: ContactSPR@dgs.ca.gov | Office: 916.928.5806 | Fax: 916.928.4644

Visit the About Us page for all OFAM Contact and Facility information.

America Express (AMEX) Notice

Effective immediately, the Department of General Services (DGS), Office of Fleet and Asset Management (OFAM) can no longer accept American Express (AMEX) as a payment method. This action affects the following:

  1. Payment for personal property acquired at the Surplus Property auction, 1700 National Drive, Sacramento, CA 95834.
  2. Payment for personal property acquired at the DGS OFAM vehicle and equipment auction yard. 5950 Chiles Road, Davis CA. 95618.
  3. Initial payment for State Employee Parking.
  4. Payments for Van Pool program.
  5. Payment for short term, non-State Employee, Contractor Parking.
  6. Payment for parking by a State Employee while out on extended leave such as maternity or medical leave where a warrant is not issued.

These restriction must be adhered to until OFAM has a valid payment mechanism in place for AMEX. Notification will be sent once the merchant acceptance agreement is available.