Examining a pocket watch at auction

September 20, 2010 | 2:42 p.m. CDT
Chet Boeke, of St. Charles, examines a pocket watch under the watchful eye of auction worker Sondra Hinman, of Jefferson City, before the bidding started at the Unclaimed Property Auction. Boeke, who ran for treasurer in 2004 and lost the Republican primary, said he always wanted to attend one of the auctions and this was his first chance.

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