Andre Reed Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Andre Reed

Date of Birth: 1/29/1964
Rookie Card Year: 1986
Investment Rating: 5.0 (Average)


Overview

Andre Reed cards and autographed memorabilia should see a small uptick in interest now that he was been elected to the Hall of Fame. Reed played nearly his entire 16-year career with the Buffalo Bills. He suffered through the team's highs and lows, just like their fans, which endeared himself to the team's fans. Reed was favorite target of another Hall of Famer, Jim Kelly. When he retired, Reed ranked in the top 15 all-time for receptions.

While Andre Reed has just one rookie card, 1986 Topps Football, he does have a few other regional issues from his freshman year as well. Player and team collectors will want to track down the McDonald's Tab cards. Available in four colors (gold, green, blue and black), these food issues can make for a tough chase. Additionally, Andre Reed also appears in the 1986 Topps Football Stickers set. He is #168.

Andre Reed autographed memorabilia has traditionally been very affordable and that shouldn't change. If anything, the temporary increase in demand related to his Hall of Fame induction, will create extra supply, ensuring that values stabilize long term. The old-school, bright red, Buffalo Bills helmet is a favorite piece to get signed as the contrast of  both Sharpie and paint pens makes for an attractive piece.

Andre Reed Rookie Card

1986 Topps Football Andre Reed RC #388

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With its instantly recognizable design, the nostalgia of the mid-1980's is immediately on display. Featuring an in-game photograph from the previous season, the crazy color scheme is distracting but a collector favorite nonetheless. The green borders are prone to corner and edge wear making mint condition copies definitely worth having graded.

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1986 Topps Andre Reed Buffalo Bills #388 Rookie Football Card
$8.00
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1992 TOPPS STADIUM CLUB #601 ANDRE REED BILLS - MEMBERS CHIOCE - (7 CARD LOT)
$5.00
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ANDRE REED, BUFFALO BILLS 1986 TOPPS ROOKIE FOOTBALL CARD #388
$5.75
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1992 TOPPS STADIUM CLUB #623 ANDRE REED BILLS (9 CARD LOT) 2014 HOF
$5.00
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1986 TOPPS ANDRE REED ROOKIE CARD
$7.95
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2012 ANDRE REED Tristar Signa Cuts Autograph AUTO Card BUFFALO BILLS (#4 5)
$29.99
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1993 UD NFL Experience Super Bowl Collector Series Gold Version ANDRE REED #28
$13.76
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RARE ANDRE REED SIGNED PANINI "NATIONAL TREASURES" CARD 8 25 FOOTBALL HOF AUTO
$29.99
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Buffalo Bills Coca-Cola Promo Cards - Andre Reed, Joe Ferguson,....
$12.95
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1986 Topps Rookie Card #388 Andre Reed RC PSA NM-MT 8 BILLS #02121652
$15.78
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2009 Donruss Classics Andre Reed Auto Autograph Significant Signatures #d 9 25
$29.99
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ANDRE REED BILLS 2014 TOPPS COMMEMORATIVE RELIC WR CLUB 75
$10.00
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1997 PLAYOFF JUMBO PENNANTS INSERT SUPER COOL 7 DIF W ANDRE REED WHEATLEY BOULWA
$11.88
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RARE - 1990 Score #57 Andre REED - PSA 9+++
$8.99
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pop 1 - 1995 Fleer #38 Andre REED - PSA 10+++ RARE BILLS
$19.99
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pop 1 - 1995 Fleer Flair Preview #3 Andre REED - PSA 9+++ (no 10s)
$9.99
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Key Cards

1991 Score Dream Team Autographs Andre Reed #679 

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With a stated print run of 500 non-serial numbered copies, this is, by far, Reed's most coveted early autograph card. Autographed copies of the base card (pictured above for reference) are very difficult to locate. In addition to this autograph card, Reed is part of the 1991 Pro Line Portraits Autographs set.

1996 Collector's Edge Advantage Andre Reed #SB20  Super Bowl Game Ball 

1996 Collectors Edge Andre Reed SB Game Ball Image

This is another difficult to find card and is Andre Reed's first memorabilia card. Well ahead of their time, Collector's Edge inserted pieces of a game-used football from the Super Bowl into the cards. The exact quantity produced isn't known.

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2012 ANDRE REED Tristar Signa Cuts Autograph AUTO Card BUFFALO BILLS (#4 5)
$29.99
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RARE ANDRE REED SIGNED PANINI "NATIONAL TREASURES" CARD 8 25 FOOTBALL HOF AUTO
$29.99
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2009 Donruss Classics Andre Reed Auto Autograph Significant Signatures #d 9 25
$29.99
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Andre Reed 1886 Topps Rookie and Autograph cards HOF
$17.99
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1993 PROLINE LIVE ANDRE REED BUFFALO BILLS AUTO EX-NMT
$15.99
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Andre Reed 1995 Classic Pro Line Autograph (777 1440) Buffalo Bills
$20.00
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1993 Pro Line Portraits Player Wives Autograph Auto #28 Cindy Andre Reed Bills
$6.00
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2013 Topps Andre Reed NFL Legendary Captains Patch 49 99
$15.00
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2013 Topps 5 star ANDRE-REED-SIGNED-Football-CERTIFIED-AUTO-FOOTBALL-HOF-AUTO
$34.99
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ANDRE REED BILLS HAND SIGNED CARD PSA DNA AUTO 1990 FLEER STARS N STRIPES #33
$15.99
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2005 UD NFL Legends Andre Reed AUTO Legendary Signatures Autograph
$21.99
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2011 Leaf Limited - Andre Reed- Legend Game Used Jersey 29 30 Hall Of Fame!!
$9.99
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2009 Donruss Classics Andre Reed Auto 75
$40.00
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1999 Collectors Edge Pro Signature Authentics Andre Reed autograph card Bills
$15.00
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1997 LEAF SIGNATURE ANDRE REED AUTOGRAPH H.O.F. 2014 ON CARD FIRST DOWN MARKER
$31.00
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1997 LEAF SIGNATURE ANDRE REED H.O.F.2014 ON CARD AUTOGRAPH WITH # 83
$26.00
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Autograph Guide

Andre Reed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find examples of what an authentic Andre Reed looks like. This can be used as a first point of reference for determining the legitimacy of autograph memorabilia, but is not a substitute for having your items authenticated by a well-respected professional autograph authentication company. Some of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Steiner, Tristar and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Andre Reed Signature Example

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Andre Reed Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Andre Reed signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Regardless of  the type of item or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:

  1. A signature that is easy to discern even when not totally legible.
  2. The initials "A" and "R" intersect frequently when written in a stick.
  3. A series of flowing lines that resemble a series of "u"'s imply the remaining letters of his first name and his last name.
  4. The above characteristics are especially true when using a paint pen or thick sharpie, his ink pen signature is usually a bit more legible.
  5. He often includes his jersey number "83" as an inscription.

Andre Reed Signed Football Pricing:

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Andre Reed Signed Helmet Pricing:

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Andre Reed Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Andre Reed #83 signed Buffalo Bills HOF 2014 NFL Pro Down TD Pylon JSA
$119.95
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HOF'14!!! Andre Reed BUFFALO BILLS Signed SUPER BOWL 8x10 Photo #4 PSA DNA
$45.00
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HOF'14!!! Andre Reed BUFFALO BILLS Signed TOUCHDOWN 8x10 Photo #3 PSA DNA
$45.00
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HOF'14!!! Andre Reed BUFFALO BILLS Signed UP THE MIDDLE 8x10 Photo #2 PSA DNA
$45.00
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THURMAN THOMAS ANDRE REED BUFFALO Signed Photo JSA
$129.99
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BILLS ANDRE REED SIGNED AUTHENTIC 16X20 PHOTO AUTOGRAPH JSA #SE14827
$59.99
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BILLS ANDRE REED SIGNED AUTHENTIC 16X20 PHOTO AUTOGRAPH JSA #SE14834
$59.99
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ANDRE REED SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 BUFFALO BILLS PHOTO PSA DNA #W84352
$35.20
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ANDRE REED SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 BUFFALO BILLS PHOTO PSA DNA #W84353
$35.20
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ANDRE REED SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED BUFFALO BILLS 8X10 PHOTO PSA DNA #W84356
$35.20
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ANDRE REED SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED BUFFALO BILLS 8X10 PHOTO PSA DNA #W84355
$39.20
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Andre Reed Auto-Signed FS Logo Football Hof JSA 7x Pro Bowl
$105.00
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Andre Reed Auto-Signed Bills Mini Helmet Hof JSA
$75.00
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THURMAN THOMAS & ANDRE REED SIGNED AUTOGRAPH 8X10 PHOTO BILLS JSA
$49.00
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THURMAN THOMAS ANDRE REED BILLS SIGNED AUTO 8X10 PHOTO JSA
$59.00
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ANDRE REED AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED BUFFALO BILLS MINI HELMET w "HOF" JAMES SPENCE JSA
$79.99
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