25 Jul 2005
due items from USA to Sweden
1 Jan 1892
to 30 Sep 1909
surface letter rate 5 c
rate 1 US cent = 5 goldcentimes
rate 1 goldcentime = 0.8 öre (for postcards and printed matters before
28 March 1892 1 goldcentine = 1 öre)
shows the amount missing in goldcentimes.
the indicated amount was doubled and multiplied by 0.8 (for postcards and
printed matters before 28 March 1892; 1.0) and marked on
The amount due was paid in cash.
1 cent. Correct rate 2 cent. Shortpaid 1 cent. US due handstamps shows
deficiency in centimes 1x5=5. In Sweden the amount was doubled and multiplied
with 0.8 and marked in mnuscript on the item 2x5x0.8=8. The amount was
paid in cash. In the early 1890s the due rules for postcards was somewhat