I think it's a bit tongue in cheek. Wasn't that when the first pilgrims landed in America on the Mayflower? http://pilgrimfilms.tv
It's a tongue-in-cheek reference to the voyage of the Mayflower, I think.
The truly pedantic answer would be "Of course not. The UK is 1707, AoU and all that.". On the other hand the mint pre-dates 1620 by quite a bit, but has only recently become a "company" independent of government/monarchy.
OK, I do not know my US history enough to realise it is a joke. Hmmm
Too used to picking holes in adverts and the like that I see on TV
The East India Company was founded in 1600. :-)
My College was founded in 1350 q-:
Aberdeen Shore Porters Society was established in 1498 as a co-operative... still see their vans passing here quite regularly...Whitechapel Bell Foundry is another of similar age - about 1570-75 as an establishment date.
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