Andy Dalton Cards, Rookie Card Checklist and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Andy Dalton

Date of Birth: 10/29/1987
Rookie Card Year: 2011
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

Andy Dalton cards have been strong sellers since his debut. However, his values can easily go higher. He was one of several quarterbacks taken early in the 2011 NFL Draft. Although not as hyped as Cam Newton and Calvin Kaaepernick, Dalton quickly established himself as a player to watch with his mature play and great poise. Collectors have taken notice.

As he grows as a player and the team is filled in around him, Andy Dalton cards and memorabilia should see regular increases. Given his quick rise to starting quarterback, it seems the supply of Andy Dalton autographs has not caught up with demand so there are not many non-card signatures available now.

Collectors have more than 30 rookie Andy Dalton cards to choose from. Prices range from low-end cards to high-end collection cornerstones.

Top Andy Dalton Rookie Cards

Population reports current as of 10/13.

2011 National Treasures #326 Autographed Patch #/99

2011 National Treasures Andy Dalton Autographed Patch RC 260x180 Image

With a massive patch, on-card autograph, and print run of 99, the 2011 National Treasures Andy Dalton rookie card has it all. As a result, expect to pay a premium to get one. But as the quarterback's stock rises, so too will values on this card.

2011 National Treasures Andy Dalton RC BGS Population Report:
# Submitted: 37
Pristine 10:
Gem Mint 9.5: 19
Mint 9: 17

2011 National Treasures Andy Dalton RC  PSA Population Report:

At this time no cards have been submitted to PSA for grading.

2011 Topps Five Star #161 Autographed Patch #/75

2011 Topps Five Star Andy Dalton Autographed Patch RC 260x183 Image

The 2011 Topps Five Star Andy Dalton has a smaller print run than his National Treasures rookie card. It also has a smaller patch swatch. The result is still a beautiful card, just not with the same overall pop as National Treasures.

2011 Absolute Memorabilia #201 Autographed Jersey #/299

2011 Absolute Memorabilia Andy Dalton Image

A moderate print run plus an on-card autograph and multi-swatch jersey/leather piece make this one the most popular Andy Dalton cards. The color scheme is heavy on the Bengals' colors.

2011 Panini Absolute Andy Dalton RC BGS Population Report:
# Submitted: 7
Pristine 10: 0
Gem Mint 9.5: 2
Mint 9: 3

2011 Panini Absolute Andy Dalton RC PSA Population Report:
# Submitted: 2
Gem Mint 10: 1
Mint 9: 1

2011 Timeless Treasures #135 Autograph #/165

2011 Timeless Treasures Andy Dalton Image

Although not technically on-card, this autographed leather piece is designed to resemble a football. The image of Dalton seems forced into the corner and hurts the overall look of the card. A limited print run adds to the appeal.

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2011 Rookie & Stars Andy Dalton Rookie Patch 35 50!
$15.00
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2011 Topps Chrome Andy Dalton #FF-AD Finest Freshman Rookie RC PSA GEM MINT 10
$17.49
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ANDY DALTON RC PATCH AUTO # 699..2011 SP AUTHENTIC..3 COLOR REAL CLEAN
$149.99
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Andy Dalton 2012 panini prominence 12 49+ 75 #'ed cards 24 mem. And auto cards +
$13.00
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ANDY DALTON 2011 SP AUTHENTIC AUTO PATCH RC # 699 BGS 8 10 BENGALS
$49.99
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Andy Dalton 2011 Panini Gold Standard 3-color Patch Autograph RC 370 525 MD
$29.95
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Andy Dalton 2011 Panini Gridiron Gear Breast Cancer Raw Grade 9.5 Bengals *G90
$16.99
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2011 Topps Chrome Superlative Rookies - Andy Dalton BGS 9.5 1 1
$2,500.00
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Bengals Andy Dalton 2011 Timeless Treasures Autograph Auto Rookie Card Rc 165
$29.95
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2011 Upper Deck Andy Dalton Autograph Letterman Patch RC Auto #ed 50 SSP "G"
$11.50
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ANDY DALTON 2011 UD COLLEGE FOOTBALL LEGENDS AUTO
$29.99
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2011 topps legends 38 Rookie card lot JJ Watt, Andy Dalton, AJ Green
$18.00
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2011 ABSOLUTE MEMORABILIA ANDY DALTON ROOKIE JERSEY AUTO #12 49
$40.00
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2011 TOPPS SUPREME CAM NEWTON ANDY DALTON GABBERT LOCKER RC QUAD JERSEY # 13 25
$30.00
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ANDY DALTON BENGALS 2012 TOPPS FINEST REFRACT0R # 15 GRADED 10 L@@@K
$22.10
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2011 Andy Dalton Rookie Lot of 11 Cincinnati Bengals RC UD Chrome SP Authentic
$12.60
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Rookie Cards

Andy Dalton Rookie Card Checklist

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2011 Rookie & Stars Andy Dalton Rookie Patch 35 50!
$15.00
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2011 Topps Chrome Andy Dalton #FF-AD Finest Freshman Rookie RC PSA GEM MINT 10
$17.49
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ANDY DALTON RC PATCH AUTO # 699..2011 SP AUTHENTIC..3 COLOR REAL CLEAN
$149.99
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ANDY DALTON 2011 SP AUTHENTIC AUTO PATCH RC # 699 BGS 8 10 BENGALS
$49.99
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Andy Dalton 2011 Panini Gold Standard 3-color Patch Autograph RC 370 525 MD
$29.95
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Bengals Andy Dalton 2011 Timeless Treasures Autograph Auto Rookie Card Rc 165
$29.95
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2011 Upper Deck Andy Dalton Autograph Letterman Patch RC Auto #ed 50 SSP "G"
$11.50
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2011 topps legends 38 Rookie card lot JJ Watt, Andy Dalton, AJ Green
$18.00
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2011 ABSOLUTE MEMORABILIA ANDY DALTON ROOKIE JERSEY AUTO #12 49
$40.00
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2011 TOPPS SUPREME CAM NEWTON ANDY DALTON GABBERT LOCKER RC QUAD JERSEY # 13 25
$30.00
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2011 Andy Dalton Rookie Lot of 11 Cincinnati Bengals RC UD Chrome SP Authentic
$12.60
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2011 UPPER DECK ANDY DALTON ROOKIE CARD BGS 9.5 GEM MINT - Bengals
$19.99
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2011 Certified ANDY DALTON RC Auto RC Tri Jersey Ball Freshman Fabric Blue 7 50
$34.99
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2011 Rookies & Stars Andy Dalton Dress For Success RC Auto Jersey Patch 16 25 SP
$34.99
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2011 SPx #60 Andy Dalton Rookie RC AUTO JERSEY 72 225 BGS 9.5 w 10
$24.38
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2011 Panini Gold Standard Andy Dalton RPA RC PATCH AUTO 332 525 BGS 9.5 w 10
$43.00
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Autograph Guide

Andy Dalton Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find examples of what an authentic Andy Dalton autograph 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, Panini Authentic, Tristar and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Cut Signature Exemplars

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Andy Dalton Signature Example 2 260x75 Image

Andy Dalton Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Andy Dalton signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. However, Dalton's signature changes depending on the type of venue or environment in which he is signing. Most often this is a result of a time factor involved and/or number of people to sign for.

First Example Signature Characteristics

  1. A fairly legible signature with distinguishable lettering
  2. Over-sized letter "a" features one of the vertical lines with a slight curvature
  3. The pen lifts to start the letter "n" which flows into the letter "d" which consists of an up and down pen stroke
  4. The letter "y" finishes the first name with a bit of a curl at the end of the letter
  5. The pen lifts a second time for the letter "D" which is open at the top left
  6. The pen lifts again to start the letter "a" which flows into an easily readable letter "l" and "t"
  7. The letter "o" is implied and a small letter "n" finishes the signature

Second Example Signature Characteristics

  1. The entire signature consists of just five letters "A-D-o-l-t"
  2. The letters "A" and "D" are connected with the right vertical line of the letter "A" beginning the letter "D" which is now closed and used to cross the letter "A"
  3. A half of a letter "o" is distinguishable that flows into a standard cursive letter "l" and "t"
  4. This signature style is often accompanied by his jersey number "14"

Signed Football Pricing:

Active Listings for Andy Dalton  Signed Footballs

Andy Dalton Signed Football 260x173 Image  Andy Dalton Signed Football Close 260x173 Image  Andy Dalton Signed Football COA Sticker 260x172 Image

Signed Jersey Pricing:

Active Listings for Andy Dalton Signed Jerseys

Andy Dalton Signed Jersey 260x187 Image  Andy Dalton Signed Jersey Close1 260x173 Image  Andy Dalton Signed Jersey Sticker1 260x173 Image  Andy Dalton Signed Jersey COA 260x170 Image

Signed 8x10 Photo Pricing:

Active Listings for Andy Dalton Signed Photographs

Andy Dalton Signed Photo 244x300 Image  Andy Dalton Signed Photo Close 260x201 Image  Andy Dalton Signed Photo Sticker1 260x189 Image

Signed Helmet Pricing (Full-size and Mini):

Active Listings for Andy Dalton Signed Helmets

Andy Dalton Signed Helmet 260x261 Image   Andy Dalton Signed Helmet Close 260x195 Image  Andy Dalton Signed Helmet Sticker 260x195 Image  Andy Dalton Signed Helmet COA 260x195 Image

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PSA Andy Dalton & AJ Green Dual Signed Bengals Mini Helmet w Dynamic Duo Bengals
$399.99
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Andy Dalton Autographed Bengals Football Jersey-GT Sports COA
$99.99
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Andy Dalton & Jeremy Kerley PSA Signed TCU Mini Helmet w Inscp Auto COA W Pics
$259.99
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Andy Dalton signed Bengals Mini Helmet TCU Legend Coa - Holograms - Photo
$39.99
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GARY KNIGHT,ANDY DALTON & JOHN ASHWORTH NEW ZEALAND RUGBY BOOK SIGNED...TO JOHN
$49.45
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ANDY DALTON AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED TCU 8X10 PHOTO #2 PSA DNA
$39.00
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ANDY DALTON SIGNED CINCINNATI BENGALS LOGO FOOTBALL ROY?
$99.99
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ANDY DALTON SIGNED AUTO CINCINNATI BENGALS MINI HELMET JSA AUTOGRAPHED
$74.99
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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. As an adult, he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim, and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute.

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