James Lofton Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

James Lofton

Date of Birth: 7/5/1956
Rookie Card Year: 1978
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

James Lofton's football cards and autographed memorabilia may be one of the best kept secrets in sports collectibles. Certainly under-valued, Lofton seems to get lost in the shuffle in the conversation of great wide receivers. Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2003, Lofton concluded his 16-year career with 764 Receptions, 14,004 Yards and 75 Touchdowns.

James Lofton's rookie card is part of the 1979 Topps Football set. He is also pictured on the Packers Team Leaders card, #407. The set has the distinction of being one that was printed with two different color card backs. In addition to the regular clay stock, Lofton's cards also have what is called 'Cream Colored' backs.

Lofton's first certified autograph card is part of the 1991 Pro Line Portraits set. Collectors also place a premium on his autographed card from the 1997 Upper Deck Legends set as well. His first memorabilia card can be found in the 2000 Fleer Greats of the Game set.

James Lofton's autographed memorabilia is moderately priced for a Hall of Fame player. He is a regular participant in organized signing events, both regionally and nationally. Best remembered for his nine years with the Green Bay Packers, the majority of his autographed memorabilia, besides footballs, are Packers' helmets and jerseys.

James Lofton Rookie Card

1979 Topps Football James Lofton RC #310

A large head and shoulders photograph of Lofton wearing his helmet and jersey, but no pads, is accompanied by a pink and black border. A blue and pink ribbon with a football in the foreground lists his position and block letters along the top designate his team and name.

1979 Topps Football James Lofton RC

Top eBay Listings

1979 Topps Football Green Bay Packers TEAM SET James Lofton RC
$14.99

1979 TOPPS #310 JAMES LOFTON PACKERS ROOKIE
$8.00

1984 Topps #272 James LOFTON - PSA 9+++ Packers
$8.99

1984 Topps #273 James LOFTON - PSA 9+++ Packers
$8.99

2000 Greats of the Game Feel The Game Classics #10 James Lofton Jersey - NM-MT
$6.50

2005 LEAF LIMITED FOOTBALL 2-COLOR JERSEY SP 50 James Lofton PACKERS
$9.95

Green Bay Packers Brett Favre 43 100 Z Team James Lofton Topps 1979
$38.00

32 JAMES LOFTON FOOTBALL CARDS Includes HIS ROOKIE Reprint CARD!!
$44.99

1985 TOPPS 7 CARD GRADED LOT WITH JAMES LOFTON OZZIE NEWSOME ALL PSA 7
$28.50

1984 Topps Football #273 James Lofton Green Bay Packers PSA 10 GEM MINT
$13.50

1988 TOPPS #329 JAMES LOFTON PSA 9 MINT POP 7 HOF RAIDERS PACKERS BILLS STANFORD
$7.95

James Lofton 1990's Danbury Mint Encased 22kt Gold Football card #27 Packers
$10.75

1982 TOPPS # 364 JAMES LOFTON PSA 8 ALL-PRO CARD
$7.55

2013 Leaf National Convention JAMES LOFTON AUTO 1 1 PRINTING PLATE Packers
$79.99

1985 TOPPS STICKERS COMING SOON #237 JAMES LOFTON HOF POP 7 PSA 10 F1901206-582
$6.99

22004 CERTIFIED JAMES LOFTON FABRIC OF THE GAME JERSEY CARD #D 033 100 RARE
$9.99
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Autograph Guide

James Lofton Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find examples of what an authentic James Lofton 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. Some of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Steiner, Tristar and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

James Lofton Signature Example

James Lofton Signature Example

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

  1. James Lofton has a signature that is easy to discern, even when not totally legible.
  2. The letters "J", "L" and "f" define the signature with the large loops on both top and bottom.
  3. The letter "a" forms a closed loop, the "m" is rounded and the "e-s" is implied.
  4. The first "o" in the last name is not always closed.
  5. The "t" is crossed in a way that the right-hand side includes a squiggle implying the "o-n."

James Lofton Signed Football Pricing:

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James lofton Signed Football

James Lofton Signed Jersey Pricing:

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James lofton Signed Jersey

James Lofton Signed Helmet Pricing:

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James lofton Signed Helmet

James Lofton Signed Photograph Pricing:

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James lofton Signed Photo

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James Lofton Autographed Signed 1981 Topps Card PSA DNA #83363965
$35.00

James Lofton Autographed Signed 1981 Topps Card PSA DNA #83364030
$49.00

James Lofton Autographed Signed 1981 Topps Card PSA DNA #83364027
$35.00

James Lofton Autographed Signed 1981 Topps Card PSA DNA #83364028
$35.00

JAMES LOFTON 1992 UPPER DECK RECORD BREAKER SIGNED AUTOGRAPH CARD #SP3 PSA SLAB
$44.00

JAMES LOFTON PACKERS,BILLS,HOF JSA COA SIGNED JERSEY
$250.00

Bills James Lofton Signed Jersey w HOF 03 inscription JSA Authentification
$109.99

JAMES LOFTON SIGNED BUFFALO BILLS MINI HELMET AWESOME HOF 03 JSA
$59.99

JAMES LOFTON AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED BUFFALO BILLS MINI HELMET "HOF 03" PSA DNA
$59.00

JAMES LOFTON GREENBAY PACKERS SIGNED BROWN NFL FOOTBAL JSA COA M55758 HOF 03'
$79.99

James Lofton signed Green Bay Packers HOF 2003 NFL Mini Helmet JSA #H53669
$55.95

James Lofton #310 signed autograph 1979 Topps ROOKIE Football Card PSA Slabbed
$55.00

NFL Hall Of Fame Signed Mini Helmet James Lofton Stanford Univ. with JSA Cert.
$59.99

John Jefferson James Lofton Signed Packers 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA Pro Bowl 1982
$54.99

James Lofton Signed Packers Jersey JSA COA & Holo. Green, Ins HOF 03
$79.00

James Lofton HOF 2003 signed mini helmet Tristar COA
$65.00
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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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