1 franc rouge brun tęte-bęche
on cover to India, plate 1, positions 33-36
Rochefort 4 August 1849 (foreign frankings permitted on August 1, 1849)
Ceres #T7f, Yvert #6Aa
Census: the only reported example of this shade
Two plates of 150 were used, plate one had tęte-bęche cliché at position 35. A total of only 250 thousand stamps in the four vermilion shades were printed but 122 thousand were recalled. Only 850 tęte-bęche pairs were issued.