/revised 25 Jul 2005
Postage due items from USA to Sweden

1 Oct 1907 to 30 Jun 1911

US foreign surface letter rate 5 c
US Conversion rate 1 US cent = 5 goldcentimes
Swedish conversion rate 1 goldcentime = 0.8 öre
US handstamp shows amount to pay in goldcentimes, normally double deficincy.
In Sweden the indicated amount multiplied by 0.8 is and marked on the item. The amount due was paid in cash.

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Letter with 2 cent

Unfranked postcard

Postcard with 1 cent