Treasury seeks rightful owners ahead of Super Bowl LII
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today announced that the Pennsylvania Treasury Bureau of Unclaimed Property holds many pieces of Philadelphia Eagles memorabilia, in the form of trading cards, posters, ticket stubs and much more. Treasury seeks to reunite these items with their rightful owners before the Eagles face off with the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII.
A ticket stub from Game 1 of 2009 NFL Preseason – Eagles vs. Patriots – is sitting in the Treasury vault awaiting its rightful owner, along with window decals using a vintage-style Eagles logo and more.
"This is an exciting time for Philadelphia Eagles fans. For 85 years, fans have collected, cherished, and passed down Eagles memorabilia. Over the past year, Treasury has stepped up our efforts to get unclaimed property back where it belongs: in your hands, not ours. As the team prepares to head to the Super Bowl, see if you or someone in your family is the rightful owner to unclaimed Eagles property.”
Pennsylvania Treasurer, Joe Torsella
Unclaimed property is any financial asset that has gone unclaimed for a period of time, usually three years. Under Pennsylvania law, businesses are required to report this to Treasury. Each year, Treasury receives millions of dollars in unclaimed property – items such as abandoned bank accounts, forgotten stocks, uncashed checks and contents of safety deposit boxes. The property remains available for claim by the owners or their heirs in perpetuity and Treasury serves as the custodian until it can find and verify its rightful legal owner.
Treasurer Torsella recently announced that Treasury returned more than $254 million in unclaimed property to Pennsylvanians in 2017, a historic 34 percent increase from 2016.
Potential claimants may search Treasury’s website for unclaimed property, or Treasury’s Bureau of Unclaimed Property is also available toll-free at 1-800-222-2046, to help conduct a thorough search for unclaimed property.
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