/revised 26 Jan 2010
Postage due items from USA to Sweden

1 Jul 1972 to 1 Mar 1974
US foreign surface letter rate 15 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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Letter with 8 cent

Letter with 11 cent

Letter with 15 cent

Unfranked postcard

Postcard with 6 cent

Unfranked Air mail letter

Air mail letter with 11 cent

Air mail letter with 16 cent

Duoble rate air mail letter with 21 cent

Air mail postcard with 9 cent

Air mail postcard with 11 cent

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