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Young athletes carry the Olympic torch during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games last month. Similar torches are selling for more than $4,000 on eBay.
Click to see images as the Olympic torch takes a 70-day, 8,000-mile trip to London for the 2012 summer games.
This torch from the '48 London games goes on auction next month.
The Olympic torch is set to makes its grand entrance at tonight's opening ceremony celebration after a 70-day journey and racking up about 8,000 miles throughout its tour. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports.