Hermione collection specimens are offered by the Spink auction, it is considered as the finest collection of France. The most interesting and highlighting specimen of this auction is the centime Ceres stamp. This stamp is featuring blue printed colour rather than its original orange. Spink auction has offered this stamp for Around 20,000 to 30,000 Euro.
This series of the stamp was the first issue from 1849 to 1850 as the Representation of the French Republic. The stamp depicted the Goddess Ceres- goddess of growing plants in Rome. This image was created by Jacques-Jean Barre.
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