13 Jan 2007
due items from USA to Sweden
1 Feb 1977
- 31 Jan 1978
surface letter rate 18 c
surface letter rate 140 öre
shows amount missing in US cents and US surface letter rate.
the indicated fraction multiplied by 140 rounded up to next 5 öre
and a handling fee of 100 öre were normally paid by affixing stamps
on an advice card sent along with item by the Swedish post office. Items
handed out at the window or by rural carriers may have the amount due affixed
on the item.
Air mail letter
with 22 cent. Correct rate 31 cent. Shortpaid 9 cent. US due handstamp
shows deficiency 9 cent and surface letter rate 18 cent. In Sweden 9/18
multiplied by foreign letter rate 140 = 70 öre, handling fee 100 öre
has been added and totally 170 öre have been charged. The amount due
should be affixed on an enclosed due advice card which was to be returned
to the post office.