Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Bag Flags

To better identify one’s luggage
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Bag Flags are a pair of robust fittings to be securely mounted on opposite corners of a suitcase. Pressing a button on a small remote, causes a ten inch, brightly colored, plastic flag to spring-unfold from each, unless it is pressed against the floor, a carousel or another bag.

The unfurled flags are themselves also flexible and durable and can be easily folded back into their compartments. Placing this fixture on the top of one’s car also aids in finding the vehicle later in a large parking lot.

FarmerJohn, Apr 22 2004


       Visual signaling baggage with semaphore,careful when boarding cruiseliners.
skinflaps, Apr 22 2004

       I'd settle for one flag, so long as it waves after it unfurls.
st3f, Apr 22 2004

       and if your luggage finds itself in Abu Dhabi when you are at Luton airport, the flag will fly at half-mast.
po, Apr 22 2004

       Gimme white flags. My bag surrenders. I can imagine the "BANG" flag isn't at all popular these days.
Letsbuildafort, Apr 22 2004

       Which came first: the bag flags or the lie tie? [+]
yabba do yabba dabba, Apr 22 2004

       With such technology that is required I envision many airport security luggage searches in your future.   

       I also envision 5 years in the future a baggage carousel filled with waving flags. +
Worldgineer, Apr 22 2004


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