So, this seems to be coalescing... I've established a forum for further discussion away from the 'deck at tinychat.com, where one can log in with a Facebook, twitter or guest account.

Look for #zuludaddy or the chatroom[?] called Down with the Duchess. I'll leave the window open until we've wrapped up the mission.

It looks like we've reached tentative, if not unanimous, decision on a gift, now let's get the payment and delivery bits addressed. See you there....