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Started by natko, August 24, 2019, 02:07:12 PM
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Quote from: natko on August 24, 2019, 04:33:06 PMmade for use inside a company.
Quote from: Figleaf on August 24, 2019, 05:04:17 PMThat's different.
Quote from: Figleaf on August 26, 2019, 05:13:59 PMStamps are also issued by the government and the government would presumably continue to accept them as payment for mail. You can't pay your taxes with them,
Quote from: Figleaf on August 26, 2019, 11:21:59 PMOther countries had them too, but they were of a different type than those you could use for mail, so what goes for Great Britain was not necessarily true in other countries. Moreover, in those days, everyone used stamps frequently, but not everyone paid stamp duty regularly. IIRC, they were used for certain equity, bond, mortgage and real estate transactions. I remember them being required in passports, but not necessarily in British passports.Peter
Quote from: orsk2 on August 26, 2019, 09:11:05 PMCoins of 5 kopecks have never been used in telephones. A coin of 5 kopecks was used only during the USSR for passage in the subway.