Mickey Mantle Baseball Brings $400 In Oklahoma Auction
A baseball autographed by Mickey Mantle is among the items that have sold in the Oklahoma state treasurer's auction of unclaimed items found in abandoned safe deposit boxes.
Treasurer Ken Miller says the baseball sold Wednesday for $400. Six large silver bars sold for $11,000, while one box containing 67 class rings sold for $19,000.
The items have been in the custody of the treasurer's office for several years. Miller says their owners have not come forward to claim the items, so his office has to make room for more property. He says money raised from the auction will be held in trust for the owners.
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