adjective Philately.
of or pertaining to a pair of stamps that have been printed with one stamp inverted.

1880–85; < French, equivalent to tête head + bêche, reduced from béchevet placed with the head of one against the foot of the other

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tête-bêche (tɛtˈbɛʃ)
philately (of an unseparated pair of stamps) printed so that one is inverted in relation to the other
[C19: from French, from tête head + bêche, from obsolete béchevet double-headed (originally of a bed)]

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