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California's Great Garage Sale

The “Great California Garage Sale,” taking place August 28-29, is selling surplus items from the state government in order to help close a substantial budget deficit.

Items for sale have been deemed non-essential, which raises the question, why did California have some of them in the first place? This includes more than 500 vehicles, a range of confiscated items and other unlikely objects you wouldn’t expect to be in government hands. You can also find out more about the auction on our Funny Biz Blog.

Click ahead to see some of the items in this unique garage sale!

By Paul Toscano
Posted 28 Aug 2009

Photo: California DGS