London Olympics Memorabilia

From mascot toys and coins to umbrellas and egg cups, there is a wealth of London 2012 merchandise available - most of it official, some it it not so much. -- By Carla Thorpe

London Olympics merchandise

Wenlock and Mandeville, soft toy mascots for the London 2012 Olympic Games, are placed on a London 2012 bedspread at the launch of the London Olympic Games official merchandise on July 30, 2010 in London, England. The merchandise is being launched with two years to go before the Games begin and features a range of goods including: clothing, towels, bedding, ceramics, stamps, coins, badges, mascot toys and soft furnishings. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London Olympics merchandise

A woman pours tea from a London 2012 branded tea set at the launch of the London Olympic Games official merchandise on July 30, 2010 in London, England. The merchandise is being launched with two years to go before the Games begin and features a range of goods including: clothing, towels, bedding, ceramics, stamps, coins, badges, mascot toys and soft furnishings. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London Olympics merchandise

A woman holds a London 2012 branded umbrella at the launch of the London Olympic Games official merchandise on July 30, 2010 in London, England. The merchandise is being launched with two years to go before the Games begin and features a range of goods including: clothing, towels, bedding, ceramics, stamps, coins, badges, mascot toys and soft furnishings. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London Olympics merchandise

London 2012 pin badges go on display at the launch of the London Olympic Games official merchandise on July 30, 2010 in London, England. The merchandise is being launched with two years to go before the Games begin and features a range of goods including: clothing, towels, bedding, ceramics, stamps, coins, badges, mascot toys and soft furnishings. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London Olympics merchandise

A London 2012 branded cushion is placed on an armchair at the launch of the London Olympic Games official merchandise on July 30, 2010 in London, England. The merchandise is being launched with two years to go before the Games begin and features a range of goods including: clothing, towels, bedding, ceramics, stamps, coins, badges, mascot toys and soft furnishings. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London Olympics merchandise

A London 2012 branded egg cup goes on display at the launch of the London Olympic Games official merchandise on July 30, 2010 in London, England. The merchandise is being launched with two years to go before the Games begin and features a range of goods including: clothing, towels, bedding, ceramics, stamps, coins, badges, mascot toys and soft furnishings. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Olympics satire: Watch out for the brand police

In this photo taken Monday, July 16, 2012, a t-shirt depicting a rioter holding an Olympic ring is displayed on sale in a London market. The guardians of the games are vigilant about protecting the integrity - and the commercial clout - of the Olympic brand. But even they can't stop the irreverent spirit of artists and craftspeople, who have responded to the games with a cheeky mix of celebration, skepticism and satire. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

London 2012 Shop Opening At Heathrow Terminal 5

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 01: 2012 mascots, Wenlock and Mandeville strike a pose outside the new London 2012 store during the London 2012 Shop Opening At Heathrow Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport on March 1, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images for LOCOG)

Britain's Royal Mail to issue Olympic champ stamps

Enlarged images of Royal Mail's Welcome to the London 2012 Olympics stamps are displayed at Potters Fields, London on Monday July 23, 2012. The postal service says it will issue a stamp honoring every member of Team GB who wins a gold medal during the games. It is promising to have them on sale within 24 hours of the athlete's victory. (AP Photo/David Parry, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT; NO SALES; NO ARCHIVE

London Olympics merchandise

A general view of the mascot of London Olympics Games in the Olympic merchandise store at Olympic Park on July 22, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images)

London Olympics merchandise

A school girl from Cranford Primary School checks out the merchandise inside the new London 2012 store during the London 2012 Shop Opening At Heathrow Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport on March 1, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images for LOCOG)

Press Preview Of The Bonhams Olympic Games And Sporting Sales

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 05: Olympic themed stamps on display in Bonhams auction house on April 5, 2012 in London, England. The item features in Bonhams' forthcoming Summer Sporting Sales and is in a lot expected to fetch 300 GBP when auctioned alongside other sporting memorabilia on May 29, 2012. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Press Preview Of The Bonhams Olympic Games And Sporting Sales

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 05: Olympic themed stamps on display in Bonhams auction house on April 5, 2012 in London, England. The item features in Bonhams' forthcoming Summer Sporting Sales and is in a lot expected to fetch 300 GBP when auctioned alongside other sporting memorabilia on May 29, 2012. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London Olympics merchandise

A general view of merchandise during the opening of the London 2012 shop in Paddington Station on November 1, 2010 in London, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images for LOCOG)

London Olympics merchandise

Wenlock (R) and Mandeville (L), soft toy mascots for the London 2012 Olympic Games go on display at the launch of the London Olympic Games official merchandise on July 30, 2010 in London, England. The merchandise is being launched with two years to go before the Games begin and features a range of goods including: clothing, towels, bedding, ceramics, stamps, coins, badges, mascot toys and soft furnishings. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London Olympics merchandise

London 2012 pin badges go on display at the launch of the London Olympic Games official merchandise on July 30, 2010 in London, England. The merchandise is being launched with two years to go before the Games begin and features a range of goods including: clothing, towels, bedding, ceramics, stamps, coins, badges, mascot toys and soft furnishings. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London Olympics merchandise

A woman holds a London 2012 countdown commemorative coin at the launch of the London Olympic Games official merchandise on July 30, 2010 in London, England. The merchandise is being launched with two years to go before the Games begin and features a range of goods including: clothing, towels, bedding, ceramics, stamps, coins, badges, mascot toys and soft furnishings. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

London Olympics merchandise

Pedestrians look at Olympic Torch merchandise for sale on the Torch Relay leg between Lytham St Anne's and Manchester on June 23, 2012 in Burnley, England. The Olympic Flame is now on day 36 of a 70-day relay involving 8,000 torchbearers covering 8,000 miles. (Photo by Paul Thomas/Getty Images)

London Olympics merchandise

General view of memorabilia on display during the International Paralympic Day at Trafalgar Square on September 8, 2011 in London, England. The day marks the start of Paralympic tickets going on sale on September 9, 2011. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

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