23 Aug 2009
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 post
card with 8 cent. Correct rate 21 cent. Shortpaid 13 cent. US due handstamp
shows deficiency 13 cent and surface letter rate 18 cent. In Sweden 13/18
multiplied by foreign letter rate 140 = 101.11 öre rounded up to 105
öre and handling fee 100 öre, totally 205 öre have been
charged. The amount due should be affixed on the enclosed due advice card
which was returned to the post office.