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  • All suitcases are thoroughly x-rayed at the airport check-in, so it is pointless to try to hide , for instance, an icon with a metal cover;

  • Any objects that remain unclaimed after a year will be confiscated, as will objects which have obviously been hidden to avoid detection. Valuable pieces will generally be donated to a museum!

(c) 2000