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Box

The actual physical location at a brokerage house or bank where securities or other documents are stored for safekeeping. Alternatively, a quotation machine or battery march. Also known as 'the cage.'

Box

The physical location where a brokerage keeps securities being held as collateral on loans. Boxes are used for collateral on margin accounts and other transactions. A box is also called an open box. See also: Free box.

box

The physical location in which brokerage firms and banks place securities for safekeeping. See also free box, open box.
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Another angry subscriber said: "The Post Office should be more careful who they give box numbers to.
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This voucher is worth 25p plus 1p handling fee and it must be passed to your supplying Trinity Mirror Group wholesaler by 9th June 2012 Retail Box Number TO THE WHOLESALER Please pass a miscellaneous credit of 25p plus 1p handling fee to the newsagent detailed above.
But it was not sent in my post box number, it was in my flat address.
The commission has set up a confidential phone line and Post Office box number in the hope of encouraging people to come forward with new information.
The personalised letters purport to quote 'valid recipient numbers' and press for a reply within 14 days to a Canadian PO box number in Vancouver.
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Box Numbers may be used only for personal and recruitment advertisements.
WITH reference to Ray Jenkins' letter (Viewpoints, August 12) and charity demands from PO Box numbers in Ross-on-Wye.