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Stamp Act

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  1. General
  2. Stamp Act dice


a box full of tax stamp bone dice.
The Stamp Act (also: "Stamp Act", "stamp duty", or "tax stamp law") was a law for issuing a stamp duty, adopted on March 22, 1765 by the British Parliament and valid from November 1765.
However, it was repealed in 1766 again by the British Parliament.

Stamp Act dice

This law was also valid for dice.
Dice whose tax was paid were marked by a sign.
A crown with the initials G R (Georgius Regis) under the rule of George III.
category: Historical