Registration Begins Wednesday For Saturday's Auction

This Year's Auction Features Nearly 300 Cars And A Helicopter

May 15, 2018 - 1:30 pm

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) - The preview and pre-registration period for the spring government surplus auction opens Wednesday, May 16, through Friday, May 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily on site at the same location as Saturday's auction, 4320 Stephanie Street, off East Flamingo Road near Dog Fancier's Park.

Saturday's sales starts at 8 a.m. and features 273 cars and 958 lots of miscellaneous items used or acquired by area police departments, local cities, the state of Nevada and other government agencies. Popular items to be sold include furniture, computers, and unclaimed property from the airport.

A 1984 Bell helicopter from the Nevada Department of Wildlife will be auctioned off online. A minimum deposit of $10,000 is required to participate. Bids will be accepted through May 22. The helicopter is located in Minden, Nevada, near Carson City. Previews can be arranged through TNT Auction, which manages the sales for Clark County. Potential bidders on the aircraft need to register through  TNT's website. More information about helicopter is available via this link:

"Once in a while we get some unusual items for sale during our surplus auctions, and this is our first helicopter," said David Johnson, manager of Clark County's Automotive Division. "There's something for everyone. The key is to register early so you don't miss any of the action on auction day," said Johnson.

Anyone interested in participating on site at the auction must register as a bidder in person at the TNT Auction trailer set up on the lot. There is no cost to register. Payment is expected upon winning a bid. Cash, credit cards, debit cards, cashier's checks, traveler's checks and money orders are accepted. Catalogs listing cars and miscellaneous items being sold are posted on TNT's website at Many items are moved to the auction site in advance of the sale and can be looked at during the preview period. Clark County has an instructional video in English and Spanish posted on its website at and on YouTube to show people how the registration, bidding and payment process works. the vehicle auction is conduct online and on site at the same time. Anyone who plans to bid for cars online must register in advance of the sale online through TNT's website. If you register online for the vehicle auction, you must bid online. Miscellaneous items are sold on site only during a live, separate auction that occurs at the same time as the vehicle auction. The last auction of 2018 will be held at 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 17, at the same Stephanie Street location.