Own a unique piece of history with this very special Olympic Torch.
This is the Torch carried by David Beckham on 18 May 2012 as the Olympic Flame arrived in the United Kingdom, and used to light the first Olympic cauldron of the London 2012 Torch Relay.
One of the most coveted items of London 2012 is made even more special through the addition of an original David Beckham autographed shard... and it could be yours.
It's a piece of history from the unforgettable journey of the Olympic Flame through more than 1,000 cities, towns and villages in the UK over the course of 70 days, shining a light on the very best of Britain.
This 2012 Olympic Torch is combined with a custom designed, engraved and autographed metallic shard and is delivered to you within a bespoke collector's box. Each Torch has a unique serial number and comes complete with a Certificate of Authenticity and on-line product registration card.
This rare and historic Olympic artefact could be yours to own!
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Terms and Conditions – Olympic Torch
The Olympic Torch shall be transferred to the purchaser subject to the following terms and conditions, which the purchaser agrees to be bound by as of the date of purchase:
The Olympic Torches are sold 'as is' and the purchaser acknowledges that due to the nature of the Torch Relay and the conditions of use, each Olympic Torch may contain unique blemishes, marks and other conditions of wear and tear from its use as an Olympic Flame carrying device. The Olympic Torch has been decommissioned, the fuel canister has been removed and the burner system disabled; the Olympic Torch shall not function for the purpose for which it was originally designed. The purchaser accepts the unique nature of this offering with the understanding that best efforts will be made throughout the process to ensure the Olympic Torch is as presentable as possible, however the purchaser acknowledges that no guarantees in terms of workmanship or materials are made pursuant to these terms and conditions.
Olympic Torches are offered for sale strictly as memorabilia of the Olympic Torch Relay and the London 2012 Olympic Games; no commercial rights, whatsoever, are granted as a result of the acquisition by the purchaser. Furthermore, the purchaser has in no way through the purchase of an Olympic Torch acquired any benefits or entitlements or rights in, including any association (whether implied or direct) with, the Olympic Games or the Olympic Torch Relay, or The London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Limited, the International Olympic Committee, the British Olympic Association or any Official Partners of any of the foregoing (together, the Games Bodies).
The purchaser acknowledges that the Olympic Torch is an iconic symbol of the Olympic Games and is associated with the Games Bodies. The purchaser agrees that it shall not do anything with the Olympic Torch or any part thereof, whether by re-sale or otherwise, which does or may bring the Olympic Games or any Games Body into disrepute. To the extent the purchaser transfers any right, title or interest in the Olympic Torch to a third party, it shall make it a condition of that transfer that the third party purchaser also agrees to be bound by and subject to these terms and conditions.
A £50 shipping charge will be added to the final bid price of this item in the Official London 2012 Auction based on its size and weight. Winning bidders are responsible for these charges, as well as any tariffs, taxes, duties and any other costs associated with shipping auction items to the designated delivery address.
This item is expected to be dispatched in late July 2012, following the Olympic Torch Relay. More details will be provided to the winning bidder.