The News from

Volume 2 Number 4




"Everything's up-to-date
in Clackamas"
(Clackamas OR - It's where our offices are.)

Trying to keep up with your demands is our challenge. To that end we've had to upgrade our systems. To start with we've just installed a new laptop computer. Hooked up to our existing systems, we'll use it as an additional workstation. On the road, at some exhibits, we may bring it along to provide you with even better service. Ah, technology!

 Lacey performing the quality control inspection.
"Kitten on the Keys"

Remember to visit our Exhibit Schedule.

Tidbits Regarding :


Cohort VII at Saalburg Fort in Germany
Image source

The ancient Roman army used to carry small, sail-like images of animal totems to identify  their legions, called vexilla (singular - vexillum). The English language adopted the word "vexillum" in 1726.

In 1959, the word "vexillology" was coined, indicating the study of flags.

Here's a link to an interesting site we came across whilst doing research on this little article. Remember to check out some of the other resources on our links page.

Answers to
"Life's Little Questions"

It occurred to us that you may be curious about the answers to our previous months' "10% discount offer/quizzes". Herewith are the solutions to ease your racked brain:


Volume 2 Number 1 Bahrain
Volume 2 Number 2 The Isle of Man
Volume 2 Number 3 Egypt

(Of course if you had one of our little flag posters, you probably already knew these.)


The Personal Corner

Whose time zone is it anyway?

Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.

In addition to shipping to just about all 50 States of the Union, we're proud to have customers in such "far flung" places as New Zealand, Belgium, Singapore and Sweden. Such is the beauty of "cyber-space" and our toll-free number (800.993.3210). We do ask that you please remember that if you'd like to speak with us or place an order that we're back on Pacific Standard Time!

Featured items

Our Natural Color Earth Ornament.
The Earth Ornaments
Available natural colors or 22k gold.

Consider an heirloom ornament to pass down through the generations as a special family decoration. Please refer to the links above to read about our "Peace on Earth" version.

10% discount offer/quiz

Sun Glasses with the flag of *******

Take 10% off any purchase made during the month of November 2003 by mentioning this offer/quiz and the name of the flag represented on our Sun Glasses above.

If you’re calling in your order, just mention this offer; if you’re ordering online, enter the flag name in the Comments Area on the order page and we’ll happily calculate your discount.

This offer is exclusive of any other offers and does not include Shipping and Handling charges.


Did you know that Angola was once Portugal's largest African colony? It became independent in 1975.


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