Carmelo Anthony Card and Memorabilia Guide

Carmelo Anthony

Date of Birth: 5/29/1984
Rookie Card Year: 2003-04
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

Carmelo Anthony was part of the loaded 2003 rookie class that also included Dwyane Wade and LeBron James. A change of scenery from Denver to New York should do wonders for values of Carmelo Anthony cards and memorabilia based on the Knicks' strong hobby appeal. Being paired with another elite player in Amar'e Stoudemire doesn't hurt either.

Although his impending move was a regular topic in the NBA news during the 2010-11 season, Anthony did not face the same backlash James experienced when he left Cleveland for Miami. Now that Anthony has settled in with the Knicks, expectations will continue to build and the scrutiny will be intense. Carmelo Anthony card values are below those of both Wade and James. However, with a strong postseason showing in New York, Carmelo Anthony card values could see a significant jump.

Carmelo Anthony has over 60 true rookie cards that range in price from a couple of dollars to much more. On-card autographs are on both of Anthony's top cards.

Top Carmelo Anthony Rookie Cards

2003-04 Upper Deck Exquisite Collection Carmelo Anthony RC #76 Autographed Patch #/99

One of the most sought after and valuable sets ever, 2003-04 Upper Deck Exquisite features autographed jersey rookie cards for LeBron, Carmelo and Dwyane. Even as the third best option in the product, the Carmelo Anthony card is still very valuable based on the combination of a low print run, compelling jersey patch and autograph. These do not surface very often.

2003-04 Ultimate Collection Carmelo Anthony RC #129 Autograph #/250

The Carmelo Anthony card from 2003-04 Ultimate Collection offers a nice on-card autograph. It's also very reasonably priced compared to the Exquisite card. Although it has no jersey patch, the card still has a lower pint run than most of Anthony's other rookies and features a good design with crisp colors.

Top eBay Listings

CARMELO ANTHONY 2004-05 UD HARDCOURT ENGRAVED ENDORSEMENTS AUTO BGS 9 RARE SP!!
$149.95

Carmelo Anthony Autograph 2005 Press Pass Card 15 100 BGS GEM 9.5 1 1 KNICKS! SP
$149.95

2002-03 finest #180 CARMELO ANTHONY rc rookie BGS 9.5 (9.5 9.5 9.5 9)
$45.00

2013-14 Gold Standard Carmelo Anthony Knicks #17 Metal
$12.99

2010 11 Black Box Carmelo Anthony Auto Patch 5 Autograph USA 3 5
$399.99

11 12 Limited Platinum Spotlight Carmelo Anthony 1 1 True 1of1
$400.00

Carmelo Anthony 09-10 Panini Absolute Jersey Card
$29.99

Carmelo Anthony Rookie Card Lot 7 RC
$35.00

2010 DONRUSS CARMELO ANTHONY AUTOGRAPH 4 COLOR PATCH 4 5
$229.99

Carmelo Anthony Autographed Card (Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks)
$10.99

Allen Iverson Carmelo Anthony 07-08 Topps Co-Signers Gold Green Parallel #37 59
$14.00

2003-04 Bowman Signature Jersey Auto Autograph rc Carmelo Anthony BGS 8.5 1170
$107.36

2003-04 Topps Chrome X-Fractors #113 Carmelo Anthony 220 - NM-MT
$87.50

2003-04 fleer #291 LEBRON - CARMELO ANTHONY rookie BGS BCCG 10
$30.00

2004-05 Fleer Dual JSY #12 Carmelo Anthony Kenyon Martin 27 99 B64770
$14.97

Carmelo Anthony Ewing Camby Kidd 2012 Preferred 6-Jersey Booklet Knicks FREE SH
$29.99
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Rookie Cards

Carmelo Anthony Rookie Card Checklist

Budget Rookie Cards

  • 2003-04 Bazooka #240 Blue
  • 2003-04 Bazooka #240 White
  • 2003-04 Black Diamond #186
  • 2003-04 Bowman #140
  • 2003-04 Flair #104 #/500
  • 2003-04 Flair Final Edition #83 #/799
  • 2003-04 Fleer Authentix #101 #/1250
  • 2003-04 Fleer Avant #67 #/699
  • 2003-04 Fleer Focus #121 #/499
  • 2003-04 Fleer Genuine Insider #101 #/499
  • 2003-04 Fleer Mystique #108 #/999
  • 2003-04 Fleer Patchworks #91 #/799
  • 2003-04 Fleer Platinum #194 #/500
  • 2003-04 Fleer Showcase #120 #/1000
  • 2003-04 Fleer Tradition #263
  • 2003-04 Fleer Ultra #173 L13 #/500
  • 2003-04 SkyBox Autotographics #55 #/1500
  • 2003-04 SkyBox LE Retail #122
  • 2003-04 Topps #223
  • 2003-04 Topps Collection #223
  • 2003-04 Topps Jersey Edition #CA
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #AJF Carmelo/LeBron/Ford
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #AKM Carmelo/Kaman/Darko
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #AMB Carmelo/Darko/Bosh
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #AWB Carmelo/Wade/Bosh
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #BAH Bosh/Carmelo/Hinrich
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #BAJ Bosh/Carmelo/LeBron
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #FAH Ford/Carmelo/Hinrich
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #HAM Hinrich/Carmelo/Darko
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #JHA LeBron/Hinrich/Carmelo
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #JKA LeBron/Kaman/Carmelo
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #JMA LeBron/Darko/Carmelo
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #MAF Darko/Carmelo/Ford
  • 2003-04 Topps Matrix #WMA Wade/Darko/Carmelo
  • 2003-04 Topps Pristine #107
  • 2003-04 Upper Deck #303
  • 2003-04 Upper Deck Hardcourt #130 #/799
  • 2003-04 Upper Deck Legends #133 #/999
  • 2003-04 Upper Deck MVP #203
  • 2003-04 Upper Deck Rookie Exclusives #3
  • 2003-04 Upper Deck Standing O #87
  • 2003-04 Upper Deck Triple Dimensions #130 #/899
  • 2003-04 Upper Deck Victory #103

Mid-Range Rookie Cards

Top eBay Listings

CARMELO ANTHONY 2003-04 ULTRA HUMMER H2 RC KNICKS #173 BGS BCCG 10 NOT 9.5 PSA
$9.99

CARMELO ANTHONY 2003-04 UD ALL-STAR GAME RC KNICKS 2004 BGS BCCG 10 NOT 9.5 PSA
$9.99

2002-03 finest #180 CARMELO ANTHONY rc rookie BGS 9.5 (9.5 9.5 9.5 9)
$45.00

2003 - 2004 Topps Rookie Matrix Carmelo Anthony LeBron James Chris Kaman...
$5.00

2003-2004 USA RC LeBron James & Carmelo Anthony Lot (14) 7 of each MINT cards
$9.99

Carmelo Anthony Rookie Card Lot 7 RC
$35.00

2003-04 Bowman Signature Jersey Auto Autograph rc Carmelo Anthony BGS 8.5 1170
$107.36

Carmelo Anthony 2004 Ultra Hummer Rookie GEM 10 Mint #173 (KNICKS)
$5.00

Lebron James Rookie Carmelo Anthony Darko Milicic Cavs
$7.00

2003-04 fleer #291 LEBRON - CARMELO ANTHONY rookie BGS BCCG 10
$30.00

CARMELO ANTHONY 2003 04 Fleer NBA RC Denver Nuggets ROOKIE CARD Basketball NY LE
$10.00

841 HUGE DWYANE WADE CARMELO ANTHONY RAY ALLEN IVERSON MCGRADY ROOKIE JERSEY LOT
$149.99

Carmelo Anthony 2004 Ultra Hummer H2 Rookie BGS 8.5 MT-MT+
$35.00

2003 Upper Deck MVP Carmelo Anthony RC PSA 9 Mint
$10.00

2003-04 TOPPS MATRIX CARMELO ANTHONY, DARKO MILICIC & LEBRON JAMES ROOKIE CARD
$10.00

Carmelo Anthony Limited Edition Rookie Plaque (931 2003)
$35.00
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Autograph Guide

Carmelo Anthony Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Carmelo Anthony'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. Reputable authentication companies include JSA, PSA, Panini Authentic, Upper Deck Authentic, Tristar and Mounted Memories to name a few. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Carmelo Anthony Cut Signature Exemplar

Carmelo Anthony Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Carmelo Anthony signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics, regardless of the item signed or when it was signed. Look for the following signature features:

  1. The whole signature is written on a level horizontal plane with a distinct lean to the right.
  2. In the first name only the letters "C and l" are legible with the others being implied.
  3. The pen lifts to start the last name which consists of the letter "A-t-y", again, the rest are implied.
  4. The letter "A" is represented as a very long and narrow oval.
  5. The letter "t" is always crossed.
  6. The letter "y" flows out of the letter "t" and finishes the signature.

 Carmelo Anthony Signed Basketball Pricing

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Carmelo Anthony Signed Basketball

 Carmelo Anthony Signed Jersey Pricing

Active Listings for Carmelo Anthony Signed Jerseys

Carmelo Anthony Signed Jersey

Carmelo Anthony Signed Photo Pricing

Active Listings for Carmelo Anthony Signed Photographs

Carmelo Anthony Signed Photo

Top eBay Listings

CARMELO ANTHONY SIGNED BASKETBALL NEW YORK KNICKS JSA COA
$250.00

1 1 CARMELO ANTHONY Signed 16x20 Painting! PSA DNA LOA! COA! Knicks Melo Auto!
$249.99

Carmelo Anthony 2003 Topps C.C. Autographed Signed Auto Card PSA DNA 83409713
$99.00

Carmelo Anthony autographed signed jersey PSA DNA LOA
$250.00

Carmelo Anthony Signed 2003 Syracuse Champs Sports Illustrated JSA Knicks
$249.99

Carmelo Anthony Autographed Signed 11x14 New York Knicks GAI GA
$99.99

LEBRON JAMES CARMELO ANTHONY SIGNED AUTOGRAPH 16 X 20 FRAMED LE 100 UDA AUTO
$799.99

2003-04 Fleer Genuine Insider CARMELO ANTHONY certified auto signed card GAI-CA
$39.99

Carmelo Anthony JSA Signed 11x14 Framed New York Knicks Photo Rare Auto
$399.95

Carmelo Anthony AUTO Signed Knicks Jersey (PSA)
$499.99

CARMELO ANTHONY NEW YORK KNICKS Autographed signed JSA cert
$170.99

Carmelo Anthony Signed Autograph 11x14 Photograph NY Knicks NBA USA JSA
$185.00

CARMELO ANTHONY Signed Autograph Denver Nuggets All-Star Jersey Knicks NBA JSA
$296.99

UDA Lebron James Carmelo Anthony dual signed NBA Photo FRAMED LE 1 1
$895.95

CARMELO ANTHONY NUGGETS KNICKS SIGNED SPORTS ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE JSA LOA
$49.99

CARMELO ANTHONY Signed 22x34 Starline Poster JSA
$109.99
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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.

User Comments

  1. Hoping you can help. I have a 2004 upper deck s-class signature card of Carmelo Anthony. It isn’t listed in any Beckett price guide, nor have I seen one on e-bay. I’m presuming it might be a rare card. Is there anyway you might be able to find out how many of these he might’ve signed, approx. value etc… or guide me to where I might be able to find those answers. I’ll thank you in advance for reading this, and for any help you might provide. Sincerely- Dave T.

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