I noticed Cheryl Morgan agreeing with Hugo-winner John Scalzi:
You were probably wise to ship it home, though we had all been looking forward to you trying to take it through security.
I packed mine in my suitcase, and TSA did indeed leave one of their calling cards letting me know they searched the bag before letting it on the plane. The contents seemed little disturbed, however, as if the search had only been done out of a sense of obligation, because you could never explain to a Congressional committee that there really was no need to check something that looked like a mortar round on the x-ray screen.
The Hugo I brought home from