Per a court order, the U.S. Marshals Service is holding an online auction of items owned by Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, the Harvard-educated anarchist whose mail-bomb spree claimed three lives and injured 23. Proceeds from the auction will be used to pay off a $15 million restitution order to the victims and their families. Here are the ten most expensive items available. The auction ends on June 2.
Currently priced at over $20,000, lot 41QSCI11279023 includes a hoodie and sunglasses owned by Kaczynski - possibly the items he wore as a disguise, which were eventually captured in the famous Unabomber suspect sketch.
Lot 41QSCI11279076 features Kaczynski's University of Michigan PhD diploma and his Harvard undergrad diploma. It currently costs $5000.
Lot 41QSCI11279002, currently priced at over $17,000, is a handwritten rough draft of Kaczynski's manifesto, which was eventually published in the Washington Post.
This manual - "Your Chance to Live" - was one of the books Kaczynski apparently studied to learn about wilderness survival. It's listed as lot 41QSCI11279015 and currently costs over $2000.
This Smith Corona portable typewriter - lot 41QSCI11279008 - was used by Kaczynski to type many documents, including letters and his manifesto. It's price is over $11,000.
Currently at over $3000, this long black knife, lot 41QSCI11279054, was found in Kaczynski's cabin.
Lot 41QSCI11279003 is a copy of Kaczynski's autobiography, where, according to the auction description, he details his decision to become a serial killer. It is bidding at over $2000.
This lot - 41QSCI11279005 - of personal documents including Kaczynski's driver's license and birth certificate is currently at $3500.
Lot 41QSCI11279004, bidding at over $4000, is made up of personal journals composed by Kaczynski. According to the site, they feature descriptions of his time in the wilderness and admissions related to the Unabomber crime spree.
This lot of books from Kaczynski's personal library - 41QSCI11279051 - includes texts on history, mathematics and science. The current bid is over $1000.