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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2002 Topps Super Teams Autographs #JP Jim Palmer C
$60.00
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2012 LEAF INSCRIPTIONS AUTO: JIM PALMER "HOF 90" AUTOGRAPH BELTIMORE ORIOLES
$37.64
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2005 DONRUSS LEATHER & LUMBER JIM PALMER LEATHER CUTS AUTO AUTOGRAPH # 087 128
$29.95
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Jim Palmer 'One Wooden Nickel' Baseball Immortals BaseballCard Baltimore Orioles
$7.99
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1983 Jim Palmer Sticker TAN back MINT STARLINER Baltimore Orioles
$6.99
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2001 Topps 50 years 3 Card Lot Jim Palmer #340, Wade Boggs #200, Robin Yount 780
$19.99
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1975 TOPPS PSA 8 JIM PALMER #335
$5.99
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COLLECTIBLE! The Danbury Mint Set. LOU GEHRIG & JIM PALMER 24KT GOLD CARDS!
$25.00
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2010 TOPPS NATIONAL CHICLE #211 JIM PALMER HOF POP 1 PSA 10 B1479101
$9.99
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1973 TOPPS BASEBALL JIM PALMER#160 EX+
$10.00
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NICE 1967 Topps #475 Jim Palmer card - $80.00 - Baltimore Orioles - Hall of Fame
$22.99
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COMPLETE 1975 SSPC Baltimore Orioles TEAM SET - Brooks Robinson Jim Palmer ++
$14.99
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1968 Topps #575 Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles
$26.36
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JIM PALMER 1968 TOPPS 68 #575 BCCG 9
$79.95
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1966 TOPPS JIM PALMER ROOKIE #126 EX+ BALTIMORE ORIOLES
$76.32
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1977 ZIP'Z JIM PALMER ODD-BALL CARD - BALTIMORE ORIOLES
$8.95
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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

Active Listings for Jim Palmer Signed Baseballs

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Jim Palmer Signed Jersey Pricing

Active Listings for Jim Palmer Signed Jerseys

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Jim Palmer Signed Photograph Pricing

Active Listings for Jim Palmer Signed Photographs

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Jim Palmer Signed 3x5 Baltimore Orioles Photo PSA DNA COA Authentic HOF
$25.00
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JIM PALMER SIGNED 6X8 PHOTO PSA HOF ORIOLES
$25.00
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Jim Palmer Orioles Signed 2.5 x 4.75 Magazine Cut Photo JSA COA HOF AUTOGRAPH
$20.00
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JIM PALMER BALTIMORE ORIOLES,HOF MLB&TRISTAR HOLO SIGNED GOLD GLOVE MLB BASEBALL
$75.00
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RARE VINTAGE 1970 Frank Robinson Brooks Robinson Jim Palmer Signed Baseball PSA
$499.99
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Jim Palmer inscribed Hof 1990 signed jersey Jsa Witness hologram
$164.68
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Baltimore Orioles Jim Palmer Signed Auto Rawlings MLB Baseball TRISTAR COA
$39.99
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JIM PALMER autographed signed Orioles orange jersey HOF 90 Tristar 7537536
$45.77
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JIM PALMER Auto Autograph Signed 8x10 Photo Picture Baltimore Orioles PSA DNA
$32.99
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JIM PALMER Auto Autograph Signed 8x10 Photo Picture Baltimore Orioles PSA DNA
$32.99
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JIM PALMER SIGNED AUTO ORIOLES COOPERSTOWN JERSEY HOF INSRIPTION PSA DNA
$199.00
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JIM PALMER SIGNED AUTO 16X20 PHOTO BALTIMORE ORIOLES HOF 90 JSA AUTOGRAPHED
$44.99
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1975 YANKEES SCOREBOOK SIGNED BY B ROBINSON,JIM PALMER JSA
$59.95
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JIM PALMER SIGNED JSA CERT STICKER AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$26.00
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JIM PALMER SIGNED JSA CERT STICKER AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$26.00
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Jim Palmer signed autographed color photo PSA DNA
$49.99
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