Art Monk Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Art Monk

Date of Birth: 12/5/1957
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Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

A wide receiving prodigy, Art Monk cards and autographed memorabilia are very collectible. He was the first player in NFL history to total more than 900 career receptions. He also holds, or was the first to achieve, many other receiving records. Primarily remembered as member of the Washington Redskins, Monk was a key part of the offense that won three Super Bowls during his tenure.

Monk's rookie card is part of the 1981 Topps Football set. He also has two food-issue cards from the same year. One is from Coke and the other from Frito Lay.

Art Monk's first certified autographed card is in the 1992 Pro Line Profiles set. He has a total of eight different autograph cards on the checklist, none of which are serial numbered.

His first game-used memorabilia cards were included in multiple 2001 Donruss products. One of his most popular cards is his autographed memorabilia card in 2001 Donruss Throwback Threads. It is limited to 25 serial numbered copies.

Art Monk autographed memorabilia remains popular, particularly with Washington Redskins fans and collectors. Footballs and photographs are the most commonly found items. The prices of his memorabilia saw an increase upon his induction into the Hall of Fame in 2008.

Art Monk Rookie Card

1981 Topps Art Monk RC #194

1981 Topps Art Monk RC 216x300 Image

Monk shares the rookie spotlight with fellow Hall of Famer Joe Montana in the set. The 1981 Topps Football set is known for having centering issues. As a result, professionally graded cards returning with a high grade sell at a premium.

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TOPPS 1981 ART MONK ROOKIE #194
$8.99
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ART MONK ROOKIE RC 1981 TOPPS #194 NM- MINT CENTERED
$6.59
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1981 Topps # 194 Art Monk (RC) PSA NM MT 8...........05324804
$14.10
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1981 Topps Rookie Card #194 Art Monk RC PSA NM-MT 8 REDSKINS #02121659
$19.78
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156 Art Monk Football cards Lot Washington New York Jets NFL Hall of Famer
$15.95
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PSA 9 1981 Topps Coke ART MONK ROOKIE Card #5 MINT RARE VERSION REDSKINS HOF 'er
$49.99
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TOPPS 1981 ART MONK ROOKIE #194
$9.99
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1981 Topps #194 Art Monk EXMT+ A576572
$6.80
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ART MONK 1981 TOPPS NFL FOOTBALL CARD #194 PSA 8 - ROOKIE CARD
$18.99
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2003 LEAF CERTIFIED MATERIALS ART MONK GAME USED GU JSY AUTO #D 81 BGS W 10 9.5
$59.88
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1981 TOPPS PSA 9 MINT (OC) ART MONK RC HOF
$24.95
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LOT OF 57 ART MONK CARDS W 1 ROOKIE CARD
$7.00
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1985 TOPPS #193 RECEIVING LEADERS OZZIE NEWSOME-ART MONK PSA 9 F1575852
$5.99
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27 ART MONK FOOTBALL CARDS!!
$28.99
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1981 TOPPS #194 ART MONK REDSKINS EX-MT 144660
$10.80
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1981 TOPPS #194 ART MONK REDSKINS EX 88867
$6.38
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Autograph Guide

Art Monk Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Art Monk's authentic signature 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, Tristar, and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Art Monk Cut Signature Exemplar:

Art Monk Signature Example Image

Art Monk Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Art Monk signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. His signature has been very consistent through the years, so regardless of the item being signed or the time period in which it was signed, look for the following signature features:

Art Monk Signature Characteristics

  1. The entire signature is legible and written in traditional cursive script.
  2. It displays a couple of unique character traits.
  3. The "A" consists of a short and longer intersecting line. They are connected by a line that makes a semi-circle.
  4. The "t" looks like a lower case cursive "l" with a horizontal line crossing it.
  5. The "M" is clearly legible.
  6. The "k," typically exhibits only one intersecting line and it is not usually connected to the vertical line.
  7. He inscribes his jersey number "81" frequently.

Art Monk Signed Football Pricing:

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Art Monk Signed Jersey Pricing:

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Art Monk Signed Helmet Pricing:

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Art Monk Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Darrell Green Art Monk Signed Redskins 8x10 Photo JSA
$224.99
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Art Monk Washington Redskins 1982 Topps Signed AUTOGRAPH PSA DNA
$39.99
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Art Monk Washington Redskins 1982 Topps Signed AUTOGRAPH PSA DNA 83538112
$39.99
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Art Monk Autographed Signed 1985 Topps Box Bottoms Card PSA DNA #83362831
$39.00
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Art Monk Bobby Mitchell 2014 Leaf Masterpiece Cut Signature auto signed 1 1 JSA
$199.99
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Art Monk Autographed Signed 1986 Topps Card PSA DNA #83366322
$39.00
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Syracuse Football Greats Signed 10 Sig 16x20 LE 44 Jim Brown Art Monk Steiner CO
$200.00
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JOE GIBBS ART MONK RUSS GRIMM SIGNED WASHINGTON REDSKINS MINI HELMET JSA
$249.95
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Art Monk Signed Syracuse Orange Official Gameday College Football Steiner Hologr
$309.99
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Art Monk Autographed Signed 1986 Topps 1000 Yard Club Card #12 PSA DNA #83461317
$29.00
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Art Monk Autographed Signed 1988 Topps Card #12 PSA DNA #83465403
$39.00
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HOF ART MONK 1992 PRO SET REPLAY SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED CARD #42 JSA SLABBED
$39.96
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WASHINGTON REDSKINS DARRELL GREEN & ART MONK DUAL SIGNED 8X10 HOF 2008 JSA
$109.95
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1984 Topps #384 Art Monk PSA DNA Certified Authentic Auto Autograph Signed *1200
$40.00
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Art Monk Signed Goal Line Art Card- PSA DNA
$115.00
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Art Monk signed Washington Redskins mini helmet HOF JSA COA Syracuse Orange
$150.00
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