In the box


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In the box

Means that a dealer has a wire receipt for securities, indicating that effective delivery on them has been made.

In the Box

Informal; describing a statement between two traders stating the delivery has been made.
References in classic literature ?
There is a young man in the box whom I shall annoy by going in, and I want to annoy him.
Perhaps it would all have happened as it did, even if Luis Cervallos and I had not sat in the box that day at the bull-ring in Quito.
The big American bull was there in the box with us.
Here are still three pills in the box, and each pill is good for a wish.
I went back to my friends in the box, simply and solely to look at the man again.
The familiarity of the action--confirming the suspicion in my mind which had already identified him with Van Brandt--so enraged me that I said or did something which obliged one of the gentlemen in the box to interfere.
Lady Carey leaned back in the box with half-closed eyes.