If, for example, you happen to have lost your false teeth get in contact with these guys - best to go in person as they won't understand what your saying over the phone! You could even choose a new pair - chances are you would find something to
Many people though are lucky and grateful to have their items back, last year 27,000 handbags were handed in and 40% were returned. This guy was not so lucky as he was loading his mannequins onto a tube, the doors closed before he could get on board and he was left watching them disappear, never to be seen again. Where are they now?
You can report a loss here
Photography by James Quinton
How to purchase unclaimed items
Greasbys Auctioneers & Valuers, 211 Longley Rd, SW17 (020 8672 2972/ www.greasbys.co.uk) Tooting Broadway tube. Auctions are held roughly once a month. Check website for details of next sale. Note: London Transport’s items are not distinguished from other sale items.
Just a few more examples of what people are losing. What was the last thing you lost?
Two-and-a-half hundredweight of sultanas/currants
Four-foot teddy bear
Jar of bull’s sperm
Urn of ashes
Three dead bats in container
Stuffed puffa fish
Two human skulls in a bag