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An office for the issue of government stamps and the receipt of stamp duty.
- ‘The Thane stamp office is open on Tuesdays and Fridays only and is closed on the 18th of each month for accounts purposes.’
- ‘If you have any further questions, we would recommend that you contact the public stamp office direct, their phone numbers and addresses are at the bottom of this sheet.’
- ‘Telgi's marketing agents had then camped outside the stamp office near the Town Hall in the Fort area and sold fake stamp papers at a premium.’
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