Brian Leetch Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Brian Leetch

Date of Birth: 3/3/1968
Rookie Card Year: 1989-90
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

As one of the best NHL defensemen of all-time, Brian Leetch cards and autographed memorabilia hold a special place in the hearts of collectors. His career spanned 18-years, most of which were spent with the New York Rangers. He helped guide the team to their 1994 Stanley Cup Championship, winning the Conn Smythe Trophy as the postseason MVP.

Leetch has two rookie cards: 1989-90 O-Pee-Chee and 1989-90 Topps Hockey. Both are readily available and shouldn't cost more than a few dollars ungraded.

While it's not a traditional rookie card, the 1988-89 Panini Hockey Stickers set has Leetch a full year before his first NHL card. This sticker is tough to find as a single and does often sell for a little more than either the Topps or O-Pee-Chee rookies.

1988-89 Panini Stickers Brian Leetch

Brian Leetch's first certified autograph card was produced by Be A Player in 1994-95. It has a print run of 600 copies. Issued the year after the New York Rangers Stanley Cup victory, it is highly desired by collectors.

1997-98 Upper Deck Hockey has his first game-used memorabilia card. It is part of the Game Jerseys insert set.

As one of the greatest New York Rangers of all-time, demand for Leetch's autographed memorabilia is always strong. Leetch had an exclusive autograph deal with Steiner Sports for several years. As a result, many of his signed items come with a Steiner certificate of authenticity.

Brian Leetch Rookie Card Checklist

1989-90 O-Pee-Chee Brian Leetch RC #136

1989-90 OPC Brian Leetch RC

As was custom for the time period, the only noticeable differences between this card and the Topps version below are the logo and bilingual back. It is written in English and French.

1989-90 Topps Brian Leetch RC #136

1989-90 Topps Brian Leetch RC

While the O-Pee-Chee card typically sells for more money, some collectors actually prefer the Topps version. This is because the Topps set, for once, a little tougher to find than its Canadian cousin. That said, both are extremely reasonably priced, even top-end professionally graded versions.

Top eBay Listings

2005-06 ITG Ultimate Memorabilia Jerseys #6 Brian Leetch 5 25 New York Rangers
$24.95

13 14 IN THE GAME USED - BRIAN LEETCH - CAPTAIN C - JERSEY - ITG
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1997-98 Donruss Priority Stamps Gold #22 Brian Leetch
$8.00

2003-04 (RANGERS) Upper Deck Ice Clear Cut Winners #CCBL Brian Leetch Jsy
$6.40

1994-95 Finest Refractor 49 Brian Leetch
$5.99

2008-09 Sp Game Used Gold #67 Brian Leetch
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2008-09 UD Artifacts Treasured Swatches Dual #TSDBL Brian Leetch
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2007-08 07-08 The cup Scripted swatches Brian Leetch 25 On JERSEY Signatures
$29.99

2010-11 ITG Enshrined #34 Brian Leetch
$5.00

2010-11 ITG Decades 1980s Trophy Winners Jersey Black #28 Brian Leetch
$5.00

2008-09 Upper Deck The Cup Hockey #6 Brian Leetch 249
$11.99

1999-00 Stadium Club One of a Kind 12 Brian Leetch 7 150
$7.99

BRIAN LEETCH 2011 IN THE GAME "CANADA VS THE WORLD CERTIFIED AUTOGRAPH
$14.94

1991-92 Pinnacle Team #B-3 Brian Leetch New York Rangers Hockey Card 0o9
$6.80

2003-04 ITG Used Brian Leetch Stick & Jersey Card 80 New York Rangers
$12.00

2014-15 Upper Deck A Piece Of History 1000 POINT #PC-BL Brian Leetch
$22.45
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Autograph Guide

Brian Leetch Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Brian Leetch'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 companySome 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.

Brian Leetch Cut Signature Exemplar:

Brian Leetch Signature Example

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

Brian Leetch Signature Characteristics

  1. The signature is written in cursive with a unique and fluid writing style.
  2. The "B" resembles a number "3" as it has no vertical line connecting the humps.
  3. The remaining letters of the first name are indiscernible as they all look the same.
  4. The "L" in the last name is written in a manner that the bottom loop forms what looks like a "9." The top loop forms a long hook shape.
  5. The other letters of the last name are not legible by letter.
  6. The letter "t" is written so that it actually looks like a cursive "b" that has been crossed.
  7. The "h" is over-sized and consists of a vertical line on an angle and a connecting horizontally line that extends to the right.

Brian Leetch Signed Puck Pricing:

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Brian Leetch Signed Jersey Pricing:

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Brian Leetch Signed Stick Pricing:

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Brian Leetch Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Top eBay Listings

Brian Leetch Signed 1989-90 Topps Rookie Card NY Rangers PSA Slabbed #83356555
$99.99

Brian Leetch signed Mini Helmet New York Rangers Autograph Steiner Cert USA
$49.99

Brian Leetch Signed 1997-98 Donruss Studio Rangers Card PSA Slabbed #83427385
$39.99

Brian Leetch Signed 1998-99 SP Authentic Rangers Card PSA Slabbed #83427402
$39.99

Brian Leetch Signed 1999-00 Upper Deck Rangers Card PSA Slabbed #83427406
$39.99

Brian Leetch Signed 8x10 Photograph PSA DNA Auto Photo New York Rangers Norris
$99.00

BRIAN LEETCH SIGNED PSA DNA CERT 1996 BE A PLAYER AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$31.50

Mark Messier Brian Leetch Dual Signed Rangers 8x10 NHL Photo Steiner Sports coa
$179.99

CT Hockey HOF Signed Poster Brian Leetch Pat Verbeek + PSA
$170.99

Brian Leetch Signed Autograph Auto 16x20 Photo Steiner Hologram
$79.00

Brian Leetch SIGNED 8x10 Photo New York Rangers PSA DNA AUTOGRAPHED
$75.00

Brian Leetch Mark Messier Dual Signed Team Huddle Signed 8x10 Photo Steiner COA
$309.99

BRIAN LEETCH (NY Rangers) Signed 8 x10 PHOTO with PSA COA
$49.95

BRIAN LEETCH SIGNED NEW YORK RANGERS VINTAGE CCM 1994 CUP JERSEY STEINER COA
$449.99

1989 90 Topps #136 Brian Leetch PSA DNA Certified Authentic Auto Signed *4652
$39.00

Brian Leetch Signed Retirement "Banner Night" 16x20 Story Photo Steiner COA
$699.99
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Rob is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff and co-host of Cardboard Connection Radio.He is an avid collector with over 20 years of active experience in the hobby.

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