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TSA airport seizures create new market

Surplus store offers up stuff that just won’t fly

CONCORD, N. H. — As the busy holiday travel season ­arrives, so too does the infrequent flyer. That means a very particular secondhand market is about to start booming, one that depends on people who, more than a ­decade after the Sept. 11 attacks, still do not know that you cannot carry a machete onto an airplane. Or a baseball bat. Or scissors. Or hammers. Or . . . you wouldn’t believe it all.

But if you’d like, you can see it all.

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