24 Jul 2005
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 nearest 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.
13 cent. Correct rate 18 cent. Shortpaid 5 cent. US due handstamp shows
deficiency 5 cent and surface letter rate 18 cent. In Sweden 5/18 multiplied
by foreign letter rate 140 = 38.89 öre rounded up to 40 öre and
handling fee 100 öre, totally 140 öre have been charged. The
amont due has been affixed on the due advice card which was returned to
the post office.