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Michigan’s state surplus store to open for special sale on December 12

Knives and corkscrews. Tools and scissors. Have you ever wondered what happens to the items travelers surrender at Michigan’s airports?

Many of them become merchandise at MiStore, the state of Michigan’s surplus store.

These are just a few items that will be available when the surplus store opens for a special one-day sale on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 8 a.m. to noon. MiStore is located at 3111 W. St. Joseph in Lansing.

“This special sale is a great opportunity for customers to find a wealth of merchandise at great savings,” said Carrie Rambo, manager of the state’s surplus program. “Buyers also can continue to use MiBid, our online auction site, to find more great deals.”

In addition to items surrendered at airports, the store offers property seized by police and office supplies and furniture that is no longer needed by government agencies.

Typical merchandise found at the store includes computers, clothing, office furniture, musical instruments, desks, lawn maintenance equipment, book shelves, jewelry, sporting goods, cameras and more.

Information about the store can be found online at

The MiBid online auction site is available for browsing and bidding 24 hours a day at

Customers can make payment with cash, credit cards (Visa, MasterCard or Discover) and personal checks up to $200.

All items are sold as is, where is, and no loading assistance is provided.

No returns are accepted or refunds given.

Questions about the state’s surplus program may be directed to the DTMB State Surplus Office at517-373-9749.

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