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The "upside down" alignment is right. The chamfer on the bearing has to be the mirror image of the chamfer on the crown race - so the bearing is centralised. The writing is upside down, but as the bearing is also used in the top cup, it's correct half the time. If you have been running the bearing upside down, just check that it hasn't damaged the bearing. You should notice that the whole thing runs much smoother with it the correct way.
edit: Also, your crown race looks upside down as well.