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.

Top eBay Listings

2009-10 Playoff National Treasures #159 Dominique Wilkins LEG 99 - NM-MT
$7.00

Dominique Wilkins 1984 Star Slam Dunk #9 BGS 8.5 (9.5 Centering)
$40.00

Dominique Wilkins 1985-86 Star #42 BGS 9 (9.5 x 2)
$90.00

2014-15 Totally Certified Jersey Patch Blue Dominique Wilkins 99 Spurs
$5.30

2009-10 (HAWKS) Classics Timeless Threads #141 Dominique Wilkins 49 Jsy
$12.00

13 14 Panini Prizm Dominique Wilkins Red White Blue Mosaic Refractor #243
$14.21

2012-13 Panini Crusade Dominique Wilkins 99 Red Refractor Atlanta Hawks #71
$9.99

2013-14 Panini Crusade Dominique Wilkins 99 Orange Refractor Die Cut Hawks #251
$9.99

DOMINIQUE WILKINS GAME USED JERSEY CARD! NIQUE'S NUMBER 21 249! RARE!!
$21.21

Costacos Bros - The Highlight Zone - Dominique Wilkins- Mini Poster - Postcard
$6.95

2012-13 (HAWKS) Panini Prizm Prizms #188 Dominique Wilkins
$6.40

1987-88 FLEER STICKER #7 DOMINIQUE WILKINS HAWKS
$6.60

2013-14 Fleer Retro Ultra Exclamation Points #5 Dominique Wilkins Hawks Georgia
$5.00

1984 Star All-Star Game Denver Police #33 Dominique Wilkins BGS 9.5 Pop 4
$199.99

2013-14 National Treasures X-Factor Prime Patch DOMINIQUE WILKINS 21 25 eBay 1 1
$19.99

1983-84 Star #263 Dominique Wilkins XRC BGS BCCG 10 "True Rookie Card" ("TRC")
$499.99
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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 Autographed and Framed Red Hawks Jersey Auto JSA COA (D1-V)
$396.00

DOMINIQUE WILKINS SIGNED BASKETBALL SNEAKER SHOE, REEBOK HEXALITE, JSA COA
$99.99

Dominique Wilkins Signed 16x20 Photo TriStar COA Autograph Slam Dunk Gatorade
$69.99

Dominique Wilkins DUNK CONTEST Signed Framed 12x18 Photo Set Atlanta Hawks JSA
$53.99

DOMINIQUE WILKINS HAWKS SIGNED AUTO 8X10 PHOTO JSA
$49.99

Autographed Signed DOMINIQUE WILKINS 35x43 FRAMED Atlanta Hawks Jersey JSA COA
$399.00

DOMINIQUE WILKINS SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8x10 PHOTO ATLANTA HAWKS PSA DNA
$65.00

Dominique Wilkins Atlanta Hawks Signed 11x14 Photo JSA
$79.99

DOMINIQUE WILKINS HAWKS,HOF JSA COA SIGNED BASKETBALL
$250.00

Dominique Wilkins Framed 16x20 Photo Signed JSA COA Autographed Atlanta Hawks
$149.99

Hawks Dominique Wilkins "2X Slam Dunk Champ" Signed Basketball PSA DNA ITP
$89.99

Hawks Dominique Wilkins "HOF" Authentic Signed White Jersey PSA DNA ITP
$129.99

Hawks Dominique Wilkins "HOF" Authentic Signed Basketball PSA DNA ITP
$89.99

Hawks Dominique Wilkins "HOF" Authentic Signed Red Jersey PSA DNA ITP
$129.99

Hawks Dominique Wilkins "HOF 06" Authentic Signed Basketball PSA DNA ITP
$89.99

Hawks Dominique Wilkins "Human Highlight Film" Signed Basketball PSA DNA ITP
$94.99
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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. 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 or Google+.

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