KU Items Among Those In IRS Auction

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(WIBW) - An IRS auction in Shawnee, Kansas this week features a couple pieces of KU's athletic history.

The IRS says it seized the property and household contents for nonpayment of taxes.

Among several items of sports memorabilia shown on a web site listing for the auction are an autographed KU basketball and a football autographed by KU's Orange Bowl championship team.

The IRS would not comment on who the property owner is.

The auction is 10 am Wednesday at Lindsy's Auctions, 4795 Frisbie Rd. in Shawnee, Kansas.

In addition to the KU items, the auction also features signed items from Larry Bird, Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle and others. The auction also includes household items, including furniture, a washer and dryer, flat screen TVs. There are als a 2008 Lexis IS 350 and diamond jewelry.

The IRS accepts payment at the auction in the form of cash; certified, cashier's or treasurer's checks; or U.S. Postal, bank, express or telegraph money order. Personal checks and credit cards are not accepted.