Submitted for your review: a vintage red metal toolbox heavy, sturdy, with a rough texture and a vintage patina that has developed over the years.

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The toolbox has likely traveled many miles and seen many uses, bearing witness to the history of the tools inside.

The mystery box of hand tools presents a challenge for the curious and adventurous. Imagine you, the winning bidder, As you dig deeper into the box, you might discover tools that you've never seen before, or that you're unsure of their function. Or for that matter, much of the contents are recognizable, useful duplicates of what you might already have. Whatever the case, the purchase price makes your latest acquisition a fair and respectable, if not handsome value. 

The mystery box and contents are a reminder of a time when hand tools were an essential part of daily life, and a testament to the skill and ingenuity of those who used them.

The mystery box of hand tools offers a glimpse into a bygone era, and is a unique and intriguing find for anyone who loves tools, history, and the thrill of discovery.

Happy Valentine’s, February’s Business & Government Surplus Auction is Ready for You!

Items in this auction will end on Thursday, February 23rd, at 5:30 pm MST.

Our latest surplus auction includes a variety of items: Snap-On MT1560 AVR tester, miscellaneous tools, pallets of phones, tactical clothing, shop supplies, office products, and much, much more.

You could say it’s the perfect opportunity to find something for your significant other this Valentine's Day*…or just score some sweet stuff for yourself!

So don't miss your chance to score some fantastic bargains!

Bid online and pick up your winnings here in Garden City, ID.

As usual, there’s are no buyer’s premiums or credit card fees!

No on-site preview for this auction, but there are plenty of great photos, and feel free to contact us with any questions.

It's all up on the block at our auction that ends Thursday, February 23rd at 5:30pm MST – don't miss out!

Thanks for your continued support. Good luck!

* The first Valentine's Day was in the year 496. It is thought to have originated from a Roman festival called Lupercalia.