Dominique Wilkins Cards and Memorabilia Guide

Dominique Wilkins

Date of Birth: 1/12/1960
Rookie Card Year: 1986-87
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

Dominique Wilkins was an elite scorer in his prime and widely-regarded one of top NBA dunkers of all-time. "The Human Highlight Film" wowed fans for many years and Dominique Wilkins cards and memorabilia remain popular with collectors.

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Born in Paris, France to military parents, Dominique Wilkins excelled at high school basketball stateside, and later attended the University of Georgia. After three seasons with the Bulldogs, including a SEC Player of the Year award in 1981, Wilkins entered the 1982 NBA Draft. He was selected by the Utah Jazz with the third overall pick, but was traded to Atlanta several months later.

Although Dominique Wilkins spent the majority of his time with the Hawks, the end of his career saw shorts stints with the Clippers, Celtics, Spurs and Magic, intermixed with overseas play in the European leagues. Upon his final retirement in 1999, Wilkins was a nine-time NBA All-Star, two-time Slam Dunk Contest Champion and was the NBA Scoring Champion in 1986. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2006.

Collectors have plenty of options when talking about Dominique Wilkins cards.  The high-flyer was included in NBA products throughout the 1980's and 1990's and his certified autographs are in good supply. Dominique Wilkins has signed for many recent products from Leaf and Panini.

Early Dominique Wilkins Cards

1983-84 Star Dominique Wilkins #263

Star Company had it's brief run as the sole NBA card producer from 1983-84 to 1985-86 and Wilkins was one of several HOF players to have their first card with Star. Although they are not universally considered true rookies, a strong following exists for the first-year cards for Dominique Wilkins and other top players. The bright red border works well with the Hawks' color scheme and the image shows Wilkins completing a emphatic dunk. There is also an All-Rookies card for Wilkins (#8 of 10) from the same year that features a bright yellow border.

1986-87 Fleer Dominique Wilkins RC #121

While an open-mouthed, pre-free throw image is not the best way to showcase a dunk champion on a card, Dominique Wilkins occupies a spot on the storied 1986-87 Fleer rookie checklist. Technically in his fifth season when this "rookie" was released, ungraded card values are cheap.

1986-87 Fleer Basketball Dominique Wilkins RC

1986-87 Fleer Stickers Dominique Wilkins #11

Wilkins was also included in the 1986-87 Fleer Stickers insert set and the sticker card can be found for just a few dollars.

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1986 Fleer Basketball Sticker #11 Dominique Wilkins HOF RC PSA 9 " HIGH END "
$218.50

1986 Fleer Basketball Sticker #11 Dominique Wilkins HOF RC PSA 9 MINT CENTERED
$192.50

1986 Fleer Basketball #121 Dominique Wilkins Rookie RC Hawks HOF PSA 7 NM
$17.50

1986 Fleer Basketball #121 Dominique Wilkins Rookie RC HOF PSA 8 NM-MT CENTERED
$53.00

DOMINIQUE WILKINS 1995 SIGNATURE ROOKIES KROMAX SIGNATURES #SA4
$9.95

92-93 St. Club Beam Team COLOR BAR WHITE BORDER PROOF Dominique Wilkins Hawks
$5.00

92-93 St. Club UNCUT COLOR BAR BLANK BACK PROOF Beam Team Dominique Wilkins ATL
$5.00

BLAKE GRIFFIN DR J DOMINIQUE WILKINS 8 JERSEY CLYDE DREXLER LARRY JOHNSON IBAKA
$47.95

2012-13 Dominique Wilkins Preferred Signature Red Printing Plate 1 1, Hawks
$45.00

1984-85 STAR BASKETBALL DOMINIQUE WILKINS BGS 9.0 (MINT)FREE SHIPPING
$99.95

2014-15 Donruss Scoring Kings Press Proofs Gold #22 Dominique Wilkins 10 10!
$19.99

2008-09 Topps Chrome Refractors Orange #168 Dominique Wilkins HAWKS 499
$8.00

2014 IMMACULATE AL HORFORD DOMINIQUE WILKINS JEFF TEAGUE TRIPLE RELIC # 7 10
$8.59

1996-97 Ultra Platinum Medallion Dominique Wilkins #P244 1 250 $30
$29.95

2007-08 Topps Letterman Refractors #49 Dominique Wilkins HAWKS 99
$8.00

2007-08 Topps Luxury Box Bronze #39 Dominique Wilkins HAWKS 249
$5.00
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Autograph Guide

Dominique Wilkins Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Dominique Wilkins' 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 and Mounted Memories, to name a few.

Dominique Wilkins Cut Signature Exemplar

Dominique Wilkins Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Dominique Wilkins signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics, depending on when in his career the item was signed. Other characteristics that play into his signature style are the particular item and venue. Look for the following signature features:

  1. Dominique Wilkins' signature is somewhat indecipherable, but maintains a consistent fluid motion and left-to-right lean.
  2. The opening "D" more resembles a "u" combined with a swooping lowercase "L".
  3. The remainder of the first name, "o-m-i-n-i-q-u-e", is jumbled together, but the "m" and "q" are the easiest to spot.
  4. The "W" in Wilkins resembles a slanted "8" and the remainder appears to be shorted to just "W-i-l-k".

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Dominique Wilkins Atlanta Hawks Autographed Signed 8x10 Photo PSA DNA X87424
$39.00

Dominique Wilkins Autographed Atlanta Hawks Jersey JSA COA Witnessed
$107.99

Larry Bird & Dominique Wilkins signed 16 x 20 framed Boston Celtics photo. Psa!
$385.00

Dominique Wilkins SIGNED 8x10 Photo Atlanta Hawks PSA DNA AUTOGRAPHED
$65.00

DOMINIQUE WILKINS autographed Atlanta Hawks 16x20 Photo HOF 06- JSA COA
$80.99

Dominique Wilkins Atlanta Hawks Auto'd Autographed 19x17 Framed PSA DNA Photo
$137.75

DOMINIQUE WILKINS ATLANTA HAWKS SIGNED 8X10 PHOTO PSA
$50.00

Dominique Wilkins Autographed Signed 8x10 Photo Celtics PSA DNA #S28600
$35.00

Dominique Wilkins Autographed Signed 8x10 Photo Hawks PSA DNA #S28607
$35.00

Dominique Wilkins Autographed & Framed Red Hawks Jersey Auto JSA Certified
$350.00

Dominique Wilkins Signed 4 28 86 Sports Illustrated Magazine Steiner COA
$59.99

Dominique Wilkins Signed Spalding I O Basketball JSA
$424.99

Dominique Wilkins HHF Signed Spalding Basketball JSA
$524.99

DOMINIQUE WILKINS Signed 1986-87 Atlanta Hawks M&N Authentic Jersey Steiner.
$435.60

Dominique Wilkins Signed Magazine PSA DNA Atlanta Hawks
$75.00

Dominique Wilkins Signed Magazine PSA DNA Atlanta Hawks
$60.00
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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. In more recent years 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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