/revised 13 Jan 2007
Postage due items from USA to Sweden

2 Mar 1974 - 30 April 1975
US foreign surface letter rate 18 c
Swedish foreign surface letter rate 100 öre
US handstamp shows amount to pay in US cents (normally double deficiency) and US surface letter rate.
In Sweden the indicated fraction multiplied by 100 rounded up to nearest 5 öre was normally paid by affixing stamps on the item.

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Surface letter with 10 cent

Surface letter with 16 cent

Unfranked surface mail postcard

Air mail letter with 13 cent

Air mail letter with 21 cent

Air mail postcard with 13 cent

Customs fees for parcels 400 öre when customs or Value added tax was not due. (1 Jul 1972 to 30 Jun 1976)