More than 51,000 people and businesses have unclaimed property according to the treasurer’s office.
The Massachusetts treasurer’s office says more than 51,000 names have been added to the state’s list of unclaimed property owners in the past six months.
The Boston Police Department is extending the deadline for people to re-claim property that was left behind at the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings.
An 18th century silver brandy warmer and an antique pie server as well as precious metals, rare coins and jewelry are among the items up for grabs at the state’s annual unclaimed property auction.
The State Treasurer’s office returned nearly $84 million in unclaimed property in the past year, according to Treasurer Steven Grossman.