5c - Black
Greenish paper - Scott #11X1 - 1845
Only 150 examples survive, of which 7 are unused

  NY Auction Houses
  Unused Used
Spring 2004 $11,000 -
Fall 2004 - -
Spring 2005 - -
Fall 2005 $10,000 -
Spring 2006 - $11,000
Fall 2006 - -
Spring 2007 - $4,750-$6,500
Fall 2007 - $4,750
Spring 2008 - -
Fall 2008 - -
Spring 2009 - -
Fall 2009 - -
Spring 2010 - -
Fall 2010 - $5,750
Spring 2011 - -
Fall 2011 - $2,500
2012 $6,500-$7,000 -
2013 $8,000 -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -


10c - Black
Greenish paper - Scott #11X2 - 1845

  NY Auction Houses
  Used MH Used
Spring 2004 - $9,000 -
Fall 2004 - - $2,000
Spring 2005 - - -
Fall 2005 - - $5,250
Spring 2006 $3,000 - -
Fall 2006 - - -
Spring 2007 - $17,000 $4,750-$6,500
- - $15,000*
Fall 2007 - - $4,000
Spring 2008 - - -
Fall 2008 - - $16,000
Spring 2009 - - -
Fall 2009 - - $4,000
Spring 2010 - - $5,000
Fall 2010 - - $4,500-$9,500
- - $8,000*
Spring 2011 - - $9,500
Fall 2011 - - $2,800
2012 - $3,750** $1,450**
- - $5,000
2013 - - -
2014 - - -
2015 - - -
2016 - - -
2017 - - -

*pair
** Repaired

20c - Black
Greenish paper - Scott #11X3 - 1845
Only three recorded off-cover examples are recorded

  NY Auction Houses
  Used
Spring 2004 -
Fall 2004 -
Spring 2005 -
Fall 2005 -
Spring 2006 -
Fall 2006 -
Spring 2007 $160,000
Fall 2007 -
Spring 2008 -
Fall 2008 -
Spring 2009 -
Fall 2009 -
Spring 2010 -
Fall 2010 -
Spring 2011 -
Fall 2011 -
2012 -
2013 -
2014 -
2015 -
2016 -
2017 -


5c - Black
Gray lilac paper - Scott #11X4 - 1846
Lower prices are for pen cancels, higher for date stamps
Only 40 examples survive, 8 of which are on cover

  NY Auction Houses
  Used
Spring 2004 $5,250
Fall 2004 -
Spring 2005 -
Fall 2005 -
Spring 2006 $15,000
Fall 2006 -
Spring 2007 $25,000-$62,500
Fall 2007 $15,000-$30,000
Spring 2008 -
Fall 2008 -
Spring 2009 -
Fall 2009 -
Spring 2010 -
Fall 2010 $9,500
Spring 2011 -
Fall 2011 -
2012 $10,000
2013 -
2014 -
2015 -
2016 -
2017 -


10c - Black
Gray lilac paper - Scott #11X5 - 1846

  NY Auction Houses
  MH Graded Used
Spring 2004 - - $2,600
Fall 2004 - - $5,250
Spring 2005 - - -
Fall 2005 - - $3,750
Spring 2006 - - -
Fall 2006 - - -
Spring 2007 $24,000 - $4,750-$9,000
Fall 2007 - - -
Spring 2008 - - -
Fall 2008 - - $5,250-$10,500
Spring 2009 - - -
Fall 2009 $35,000 90 -
Spring 2010 - - -
Fall 2010 - - -
Spring 2011 $11,500* - -
Fall 2011 - - -
2012 - - $4,250
2013 - - -
2014 - - -
2015 - - -
2016 - - -
2017 - - -

* repaired


20c - Black
Gray lilac paper - Scott #11X6 - 1846
Only 22, off-cover, examples survive

  NY Auction Houses
  MH Used
Spring 2004 - $11,500
Fall 2004 - -
Spring 2005 - -
Fall 2005 - -
Spring 2006 - -
Fall 2006 - -
Spring 2007 - $55,000
Fall 2007 - -
Spring 2008 - -
Fall 2008 - -
Spring 2009 - -
Fall 2009 - -
Spring 2010 - -
Fall 2010 - -
Spring 2011 - -
Fall 2011 - -
2012 - $6,750*
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -

*cut into


5c - Black
Bluish pelure paper - Scott #11X7 - 1846

  NY Auction Houses
  MH Used
Spring 2004 - -
Fall 2004 - -
Spring 2005 - -
Fall 2005 - -
Spring 2006 - $6,000
Fall 2006 - -
Spring 2007 - $32,500*
Fall 2007 - -
Spring 2008 - -
Fall 2008 - -
Spring 2009 - -
Fall 2009 - -
Spring 2010 - -
Fall 2010 - $4,250-$10,500
Spring 2011 - -
Fall 2011 - -
2012 - $12,000
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -

* pair


10c - Black
Pelure paper - Scott #11X8 - 1846

  NY Auction Houses
  MH Used
Spring 2004 - $5,250
Fall 2004 - -
Spring 2005 - -
Fall 2005 - -
Spring 2006 - $3,500
Fall 2006 - -
Spring 2007 - $17,000
Fall 2007 - -
Spring 2008 - -
Fall 2008 - -
Spring 2009 - -
Fall 2009 - -
Spring 2010 - -
Fall 2010 - $67,500*
- $8,500-$10,000
Spring 2011 - $15,000
Fall 2011 - -
2012 - $4,250
2013 - -
2014 - -
2015 - -
2016 - -
2017 - -

Printed both sides #11X8a


The Famous Se-Tenant
The Largest Recorded Multiple

Fall 2007 Auction - $260,000


The largest recorded usages of the St Louis Bear

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