/revised 9 Apr 2007
Postage due items from USA to Sweden

1 Jul 1911 to 30 Sep 1922

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 deficiency.
In Sweden indicated amount multiplied by 0.8 was marked on the item. The amount due was normally paid by affixing stamps on the item.

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Unfranked letter

Letter with 2 cent

Letter with 4 cent

Double rate letter with 2 cent

Double rate letter with 4 cent

Postcard with 1 cent