A pile of keys is pictured at the Metro Office of Lost and Found in Hyattsville on Nov. 5. After 30 days, the keys are melted down for scrap metal. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post)

The following is a list of the 1,442 items turned over to Metro’s lost-and-found department in October:

362 cellphones

243 wallets

140 IDs, credit cards, licenses or passports

126 items identified as “other”

92 ID cases or holders

63 backpacks

39 cloth bags

37 instances of returned cash

34 purses, handbags or change purses

22 books or magazines

17 pouches

15 cameras, including still, digital or video

14 tablet PCs

14 electronic organizers (such as PalmPilot, BlackBerry)

13 duffel bags, sports or gym bags

12 personal accessories

11 plastic bags

11 iPods

10 portfolios

9 leather/vinyl bags

9 eBook readers

8 coats, Jackets, Overcoats

8 glasses, sunglasses, cases or binoculars

7 shoes or sandals

7 unregistered SmarTrip cards

6 school books or notebooks

6 prescription medications

5 briefcases

5 helmets

5 watches

5 bicycles

4 Bibles

4 miscellaneous electronics

4 suitcases

4 umbrellas

4 hats

4 lunchboxes

3 bracelets

3 paper bags

3 folders

3 DVDs or cassettes

3 Metro farecards

3 envelopes

3 “generic” rings

2 sweaters or sweatshirts

2 strollers

2 radios, XM/Sirius, televisions or VCRs

2 headsets

2 GPS or radar detectors

2 garment bags

2 computers

2 letters, correspondence or memos

2 engagement or wedding rings

2 boxes

1 tie or vest

1 chain or necklace

1 laptop case (no laptop)

1 drawing or antique print

1 woodwind instrument

1 hearing aid

1 video game systems, game or accessory

1 mailing tube

1 miscellaneous sports item

1 winter glove, mitten or scarf

1 hardware tool

1 scarf

1 checkbook

1 case (not involving a camera)

1 certificate or diploma

1 shirt or blouse

1 walkie-talkie

1 Metro pass

1 earring

1 miscellaneous baby item

1 makeup bag

1 key