Jim Palmer Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Jim Palmer

Date of Birth: 10/15/1945
Rookie Card Year: 1966
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

Jim Palmer cards and autographed memorabilia are popular with a variety of collectors. Perhaps none more so than fans of the Baltimore Orioles. He played his entire 19-year career with the team. When you think Hall of Fame pitcher, a resume like Jim Palmer's might come to mind. He was selected to the All-Star team six-times, won four Gold Gloves and helped anchor a pitching staff that won three World Series Championships.

Palmer has two rookie cards, 1966 O-Pee-Chee and 1966 Topps Baseball. Additionally, he has Orioles team-issued postcards from 1965 and 1966.

Palmer's first autographed card is a premium in the 1994 Nabisco All-Stars set. However, his 1997 Donruss Signature Series card is his first fully licensed autograph. It is numbered to 2,000.

Palmer's first memorabilia card was released in the 2000 Upper Deck Legends set. The card, which is not serial numbered, contains a swatch of game-worn jersey material.

The value of Jim Palmer's autographed memorabilia has remained steady through the years. He is a frequent guest at organized signing events. Anything related to his Worlds Series Championships carry a premium.

Jim Palmer Rookie Cards

1966 O-Pee-Chee Jim Plamer RC #126

The Topps and O-Pee-Chee versions are identical in design on the front. The only difference between the two is the bilingual text on the back of the O-Pee-Chee version. Although much tougher to find than the Topps card, it doesn't carry much of a premium.

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1966 Topps Jim Palmer RC #126

Similar to Palmer's O-Pee-Chee rookie card, the Topps version is known for centering issues and rough edges. As one might expect, high-grade versions certified by a reputable grading company fetch higher prices.

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JIM PALMER 2002 FLEER GREATS OF THE GAME BUYBACK AUTO #17 62
$49.99
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1974 KELLOGG'S #6 JIM PALMER ORIOLES HOF PSA 9 B1891656-843
$9.99
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1976 TOPPS #200 JIM PALMER-VIDA BLUE-JIM HUNTER PSA 9 B1689128-875
$11.99
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1970 O-PEE-CHEE #449 JIM PALMER VG-EX. Solid Card!! Rare!!
$5.75
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1973 TOPPS-#341 JIM PALMER (BOYHOOD) GEM MINT A725
$7.20
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1973 TOPPS-#341 JIM PALMER (BOYHOOD) GEM MINT A082
$7.20
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1973 TOPPS-#341 JIM PALMER (BOYHOOD) GEM MINT A724
$7.20
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Topps, 1976, 1978, Tom Seaver, Jim Palmer, Willie Stargell, Rollie Finders
$18.00
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1967 Topps 475 Jim Palmer PSA 6 (4820)
$70.00
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(2) 1982 Donruss #231 Jim Palmer PSA 9 and PSA GEM Mint 10
$17.50
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1966 Topps Jim Palmer Rookie Card Orioles
$19.99
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1980 TOPPS #590 JIM PALMER ORIOLES HOF PSA 9 B1544873
$98.99
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1981 - Topps - Jim Palmer - Baseball Card - GRADED!!!
$5.49
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1982 FLEER #175 JIM PALMER LOT OF 28 NMMT B28594
$7.00
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1966 TOPPS #126 JIM PALMER RC ORIOLES HOF PSA 8 (OC) B1892827-716
$74.99
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JIM PALMER SIGNED 8x10 ORIOLES PHOTO HOFer
$39.99
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Autograph Guide

Jim Palmer Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Jim Palmer'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, Steiner, Mounted Memories and Tristar. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Jim Palmer Cut Signature Exemplar

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Jim Palmer Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Jim Palmer 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. Hastily written, the signature is largely indecipherable by letter.
  2. The first character "J" looks like an awkward numeral "8" or even a backwards Pac-man shape.
  3. The "i-m" in is first name is absent.
  4. The remaining character is unique to the signer and not distinguishable.
  5. He usually includes the inscription "HOF90" with his autograph.

Jim Palmer Signed Baseball Pricing

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Jim Palmer Signed Jersey Pricing

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Jim Palmer Signed Photograph Pricing

Active Listings for Jim Palmer Signed Photographs

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Jim Palmer Index Card Signed Autograph PSA DNA
$45.00
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Jim Palmer Jumbo Autograph Signed Framed Slabbed PSA DNA MINT 9 AUTO GRADE
$47.96
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Jim Palmer Signed Baltimore Orioles Authentic 8x10 Photo (Mounted Memories)
$35.00
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JIM PALMER Signed Hall of Fame Yellow Plaque Post Card JSA
$22.99
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Jim Palmer Signed Check Autographed Orioles PSA DNA
$54.99
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JIM PALMER SIGNED 8X10 AUTOGRAPHED PSA DNA ORIOLES BASEBALL
$31.99
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Jim Palmer Orioles Signed Autographed 1983 WS Baseball PSA DNA JSA PASS 372
$99.00
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Jim Palmer Orioles Signed Autographed 1983 WS Baseball PSA DNA JSA PASS 373
$99.00
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JIM PALMER HOF 90 Signed Orioles Baseball Jersey -PSA DNA Authenticated
$150.00
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Jim Palmer signed helmet HOF 90' JSA Authenticated - w stand
$69.00
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JIM PALMER PSA DNA SIGNED TEAM ISSUE PHOTO POSTCARD AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$42.00
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Jim Palmer signed Baltimore Orioles 1984 Donruss baseball card Psa slabbed
$36.00
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Jim Palmer Signed Full Unopened Wheaties Box PSA DNA COA Orioles Edition Auto'd
$74.99
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1980 TOPPS #4 JIM PALMER WHITE HOF SIGNED PSA DNA PSA AUTHENTIC B1884707-897
$49.99
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Jim Palmer Autographed signed baseball w PSA DNA LOA HOF 90 inscp Orioles
$29.99
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Jim Palmer Earl's Boys signed baseball PSA 9 MINT autographed auto ball RARE
$79.99
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