Ed Belfour Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Ed Belfour

Date of Birth: 4/21/1965
Rookie Card Year: 1990-91
Investment Rating: 7.5


Overview

Ed Belfour is one of the most accomplished goalies in NHL history.  He retired in 2008, with 484 wins and plenty of hardware. He was the winner of the Calder Memorial Trophy as the league's best rookie  in 1991. He would go on to win the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goalie, two times. He also hoisted the Stanley Cup as a member of the Dallas Stars in 1999. And while Ed Belfour cards and autographed memorabilia reflect his Hall of Fame standing, they're still largely affordable.

Belfour played for five teams during his 19-year career. He may be best remembered as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks who he played for from 1988 to 1997. He is a fan favorite in that market and well respected in the other cities he played for as well. His far-reaching fan base makes him highly collectible.

Ed Belfour has five rookie cards. The were all produced in 1990-91. He also has three pre-rookie cards. Of these, his 1988-89 ProCards IHL card is the most popular. While the value of his modern cards perform well, his rookie cards were over-produced and trade for just a few dollars each.

His first certified autograph card, is from a little known set called High-5 Previews. It has a print run of 1,500 but is not serial numbered. His earliest mainstream autographed card is from 1995-96 Be A Player. A die-cut parallel also exists. Neither card is serial numbered and exact print runs are unknown.

Ed Belfour's first memorabilia cards were produced in 1998-99 products by both Upper Deck and Be A Player. Be A Player produced four game-used memorabilia cards including a stick card and a playoff-worn jersey card.

Ed Belfour autographed memorabilia is are popular with a wide range of NHL collectors. He has been a gracious in-person signer through the years. An ample supply of material exists to meet demand.

Ed Belfour Rookie Card Checklist

1990-91 Bowman Ed Belfour RC #7

1990 91 Bowman Ed Belfour RC 7 214x300 Image

The nostalgic clay stock  is a throwback to earlier collecting days. There's also a 1990-91 Bowman Tiffany version that's one of Belfour's most valuable first-year cards. Available only in special factory sets, Tiffany cards have a glossy finish.

1990-91 Pro Set Ed Belfour RC #598

1990 91 Pro Set Ed Belfour RC 216x300 Image

This is perhaps one of the most over-produced hockey sets in history. As a result, this card is worth very little. That said, it's got a solid design.

1990-91 Score Rookie Traded Ed Belfour RC #103T

1990 91 Score Rookie Traded Ed Belfour RC 216x300 Image

This is, arguably, the most popular Ed Belfour rookie card. It was printed in smaller supply than his other rookie cards and was offered in a box set.

1990-91 Upper Deck Ed Belfour RC #55

1990 91 Upper Deck Ed Belfour RC 216x300 Image

Despite a massive print run, 1990-91 Upper Deck Hockey is one of the sport's most iconic sets of the era. While not worth much, this is one of Belfour's more popular rookies.

1990-91 Upper Deck French Ed Belfour RC #55

1990 91 Upper Deck French Ed Belfour RC 215x300 Image

At one time, 1990-91 Upper Deck French carried a huge premium. However, the speculation on tiny print runs proved to be incorrect, values plummeted. You can see the French spelling of the word "goalie" in the top-right corner, "Gardien de but."

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13 14 ITG Lord Stanley's Mug Jersey MS-17 Ed Belfour Silver 60
$39.99
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13 14 ITG Lord Stanley's Mug Jersey MS-17 Ed Belfour Gold 10
$79.99
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90-91 ED BELFOUR UPPER DECK ROOKIE BGS 8,5
$15.00
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2005-06 Trilogy #128 Belfour # 599 - Maple Leafs Frozen in Time Upper Deck UD 05
$6.00
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ED BELFOUR 2006-07 UD GAME JERSEY EDITION GAME USED JERSEY - LEAFS
$5.25
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1990 BOWMAN #7 ED BELFOUR RC HOF PSA 10 H1573599
$6.99
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PSA 8 2000 BAP VEZINA MEMORABILIA CARD ED BELFOUR V8
$700.00
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2012-13 ITG Forever Rivals Fall Expo Jersey Silver Ed Belfour & Doug Gilmour 19
$59.99
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10-11 ITG DECADES 1980'S JERSEY GOLD VERSION ED BELFOUR 10 #BTPJ-17
$45.49
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1992-93 Pinnacle Team Pinnacle #1 Mike Richter NY Rangers Ed Belfour Blackhawks
$5.00
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ED BELFOUR 2011-12 11 12 ITG Between the Pipes MASKED MEN 4 GOLD #5 10 RARE HOF
$19.95
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1990-91 Bowman Tiffany #7 Ed Belfour - NM-MT
$18.75
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1995 PRO MAG # 1 ED BELFOUR TEST PROOF SGC-8 SOLO FINEST 1 OF 28 MADE .
$119.20
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2013-14 Artifacts Tundra Tandems Jerseys Blue #TTBM Ed Belfour & Mike Modano
$12.00
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1993 diner kraft dinner 30 ed belfour rare box new mint
$5.11
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2013-14 ITG In The Game-Used D-06 Decades Patrick Roy Mats Sundin Ed Belfour 60
$24.99
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Autograph Guide

Ed Belfour Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Ed Belfour'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.

Ed Belfour Cut Signature Exemplar:

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

Ed Belfour Signature Characteristics

  1. The signature is very legible and written on an even horizontal plane.
  2. The letter "E" starts with a small elongated ova shape. It is written with a combination of printing and cursive.
  3. The "d" does not make a fully closed loop and the vertical line consists of a tall loop resembling a lower-case cursive "l."
  4. The "B" is legible but with very shallow definition of the humps.
  5. The "e" is represented by a small up and down stroke resembling an Upside down "v."
  6. The "l" is similar to the "e" but slightly taller and narrower.
  7. The remaining letters look very much like standard cursive. The "f" will sometimes have a loop on top and/or bottom. Other times, as above, it is represented as a long up and down line.
  8. The "o" is close looped and the "u" and "r" are discernible.

Ed Belfour Signed Puck Pricing:

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Ed Belfour Signed Jersey Pricing:

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Ed Belfour Signed Stick Pricing:

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Ed Belfour  Signed Photograph Pricing:

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ED BELFOUR (Chicago Blackhawks) signed Official Game Puck w PSA COA
$79.95
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Ed Belfour signed Chicago Blackhawks 1991 Upper Deck French hockey card Psa-Dna
$40.00
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Ed Belfour 2013 Leaf Masterpiece Cut Signature 1 1 auto signed autograph PSA DNA
$74.99
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BLACKHAWKS ED BELFOUR AUTHENTIC SIGNED CHICAGO SPORTS MAGAZINE PSA DNA #Q12185
$99.99
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BLACKHAWKS ED BELFOUR AUTHENTIC SIGNED 1991 CHICAGO SPORTS MAGAZINE PSA #W83775
$34.99
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ED BELFOUR SIGNED CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS CCM JERSEY PSA DNA AUTHENTICATED SIZE XL
$399.99
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ED BELFOUR SIGNED 1994 PARKHURST CARD #41 PSA DNA Auto CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
$129.99
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Ed Belfour signed Blackhawks 1990's Sports Card Review magazine card Psa-Dna
$45.00
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Ed Belfour Autographed Signed 1993 Upper Deck Card #147 PSA DNA #83109605
$29.00
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Ed Belfour Autographed Signed 1991 Score Canadian Card #510 PSA DNA #83109601
$29.00
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Ed Belfour Autographed Signed 1991 Score Canadian Card #321 PSA DNA #83112761
$29.00
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Ed Belfour Autographed Signed 1991 Score American Card #410 PSA DNA #83112762
$29.00
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Ed Belfour Autographed Signed 1992 Score Card #178 PSA DNA #83109603
$29.00
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Ed Belfour signed Chicago Blackhawks 1991 Topps hockey card Psa slabbed
$39.00
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Ed Belfour signed Chicago Blackhawks 1995 Collectors Choice hockey card Psa
$39.00
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Ed Belfour signed 8x10 photo COA Steiner Sports Dallas Stars photo auto
$64.99
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