/revised 19 Aug 2009
Postage due items from USA to Sweden

1 Feb 1976 to 28 Feb 1977
US foreign surface letter rate 18 c
Swedish foreign surface letter rate 130 öre
US handstamp shows amount missing in US cents and US surface letter rate.
In Sweden the indicated fraction multiplied by 130 and a handling fee of 100 öre were normally paid by affixing stamps on an advice card sent along with item by the Swedish post office. Items handed out at the window or by rural carriers may have the amount due affixed on the item.

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Letter with 13 cent

Postcard with 9 c, incorrect US mark

Air mail letter with 21 cent

Air mail letter with 26 cent

Double rate air mail letter with 31 cent

Air mail postcard with 14 cent

Air mail postcard with 15 cent

Air mail postcard with 18 cent