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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1970 TOPPS #68 AL ERA LEADERS JIM PALMER NMMT *64643
$6.30
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2005 JIM PALMER TRILOGY AUTO CARD
$19.99
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1977 TOPPS #5 JIM PALMER PSA 8 B1726118-993
$5.99
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2004 Leaf Certified Materials Fabric of The Game #57 Jim Palmer #D 69 NM or Bett
$6.04
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2005 fleer jim palmer autograph----please read full add
$27.00
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1976 TOPPS #450 JIM PALMER ORIOLES
$6.00
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1969 Topps #573 Jim Palmer - HGA 8 NM-MT
$27.19
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large JIm Palmer lot 1977-up Baltimore Orioles HOF
$6.99
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1966 Topps #126 - Jim Palmer (RC) - PSA 8 -- HoF Rookie (mikedenero)
$330.00
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1966 Topps #126 - Jim Palmer (RC) - SGC 88 -- HoF Rookie (mikedenero)
$265.00
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1967 Topps #475 - Jim Palmer - BVG 8 -- Baltimore Orioles HoF (mikedenero)
$135.00
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JSA Signed Bob Feller Steve Carlton Jim Palmer Auto NL Giamatti Baseball
$74.95
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1982 Topps #80 Jim Palmer HOF Orioles ISA 10 GEM MINT
$24.95
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Jim Palmer Cooperstown Collection MLB SHOWDOWN '04
$6.00
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1969 Topps Baseball #573 Jim Palmer Excellent Condtion
$15.95
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S#d 09 15, Jim Palmer 2005 UD Hall of Fame Essential Enshrinement SILVER
$9.99
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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

Active Listings for Jim Palmer Signed Baseballs

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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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JSA Signed Bob Feller Steve Carlton Jim Palmer Auto NL Giamatti Baseball
$74.95
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Steiner Jim Palmer Signed MLB Baseball w HOF Insc. (Case Not Included)
$159.99
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JIM PALMER AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED MLB BASEBALL HOF PSA DNA
$49.00
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JIM PALMER AUTO Signed Rawlings Official STAT BALL OMLB HOF 90 5 Inscription JSA
$87.99
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Jim Palmer SIGNED ROMLB Baseball + 73, 75, 76 Cy + 6 x All Star ITP PSA DNA
$85.00
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Jim Palmer Autographed Signed 1974 Topps Card #40 PSA DNA #83504453
$29.00
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17 of 25! Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles Signed Rawlings MLB Baseball Tristar COA
$64.95
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JIM PALMER 9+++ HALL OF FAME '90 SIGNED OFFICIAL MLB BASEBALL- MINT-JSA COA
$54.99
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JIM PALMER HOF '90 SIGNED BALTIMORE ORIOLES AUTHENTIC ABC BATTING HELMET-JSA COA
$79.99
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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 JSA CERTIFIED AUTOGRAPH AMERICAN LEAGUE BASEBALL SIGNED AUTHENTIC
$66.00
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JIM PALMER SIGNED 1990 HOF FDC PSA DNA AUTOGRAPH
$41.00
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JIM PALMER SIGNED JSA CERT STICKER 8X10 PHOTO AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$26.00
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JIM PALMER SIGNED 1972 TOPPS PSA DNA CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$38.00
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JIM PALMER SIGNED 1973 TOPPS PSA DNA CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$36.00
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