Tete-beche Ceres pair cover will lead transatlantic auction

A cover displaying a tete-beche pair of 1849 one franc Ceres stamps is to auction at Robert A Siegel.

Tete Beche cover
Tete-beche refers to an inverted pair of attached stamps

It was sent from Paris to New York in 1853 and is set to provide the highlight of the Steven Walske Collection of US-France Transatlantic Mail sale on May 29 with an estimate of $50,000-70,000.

An 1865 New Orleans cover headlined the first half of the sale in March this year, achieving $62,500.

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