Auction website eBay is being flooded with users selling Olympic torches - with one yielding a price of £153,300 just two days into the 70-day event.
Sarah Milner Simonds, of Burnham-on-Sea, listed the item as being "used in the torch relay" with the winning bidder remaining anonymous.
There were over 30 other auctions on the site for Olympic torches, including one with a starting bid of £100,000.
Some 8,000 people are due to take part in the relay around Britain and into Ireland before the cauldron is lit at the opening ceremony on July 27.
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