Bargains From The Sky

Ever wonder where lost luggage winds up if it never finds its way home? At the website for a 31-year-old store in Scottsboro, Ala., you can buy orphan luggage and cargo at a fraction of the original cost. The site has sold a wide variety of lost goods, including cell-phone accessories, a 75-carat aquamarine, even a suit of armor. "We often say that if these bags could talk, what a story they'd tell," says Bryan Owens, Unclaimed Baggage's CEO. How does the company get its hands on these goods? Airlines pay settlements to passengers whose bags they can't...

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