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.

1966 Topps Jim Palmer RC

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.

1966 Topps Jim Palmer RC

Top eBay Listings

Jim Palmer 1996 Danbury Mint Sealed 22 kt Gold card #4
$7.00

2007 Upper Deck Sweet Spot Classic Memorabilia #CM-JP Jim Palmer Card 1g1
$5.25

1970 Topps Baseball Jim Palmer #449 EX MT-
$6.00

6605* 1976 Topps # 450 Jim Palmer NM-MT
$5.00

1975 Jim Palmer Topps
$7.00

1968 Topps #575 Jim Palmer PSA 9 OC
$44.99

2014 Topps Archives Jim Palmer #25 Orioles PSA 10 GEM MINT Pop 3
$7.49

1969 Topps #573 Jim Palmer Baltimore Orioles Baseball Card 0b7
$6.74

2002 Donruss Studio Classic First Ballot #CS-9 Jim Palmer 90 Baseball Card 1s7
$9.25

2011 Topps #393.2 Jim Palmer (Legends) Baltimore Orioles Baseball Card 1o7
$5.95

1973 Topps Jim Palmer Boyhood Photos Of The Stars #341 PSA 7 P185
$8.00

Signed 1981 Topps Jim Palmer Auto W COA
$9.95

2005 Topps Pristine Legends Refractor Jim Palmer 197 549 Uncirculated Encapsulat
$5.95

1967 Topps 475 Jim Palmer PSA 6 (8532)
$54.00

2010 Topps Tribute Gold #29 Jim Palmer 50 Baltimore Orioles Baseball Card 2u5
$9.85

2005 05 JIM PALMER LEAF CENTURY STAMP SIGNATURE AUTO S-56 #ED 21 22
$19.99
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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

Jim Palmer Signature Example

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 Baseball

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Jim Palmer Signed Jersey

Jim Palmer Signed Photograph Pricing

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Jim Palmer Signed photo

Top eBay Listings

Jim Palmer Signed American League Baseball PSA Authenticated
$45.00

Jim Palmer Signed 8 x 10 Photo Orioles JSA Cert #M90106
$22.77

Jim Palmer Autographed 8x10 GAI CoA Signed Orioles
$24.99

JIM PALMER SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8x10 PHOTO BALTIMORE ORIOLES LEGEND PSA DNA
$45.00

Jim Palmer SIGNED Baseball Hall of Fame Plaque Orioles PSA DNA AUTOGRAPHED
$65.00

Jim Palmer James Alvin Palmer HOF 90 Signed Baseball JSA
$199.99

Jim Palmer 1966 Topps #126 Orioles RC RARE HOF 90 Signed PSA DNA Autograph
$159.99

JIM PALMER SIGNED BALTIMORE ORIOLES JERSEY #22 JSA HOF90
$249.99

JIM PALMER BALTIMORE ORIOLES,HOF JSA COA SIGNED 8X10 GLOSSY PHOTO
$60.00

Brooks Robinson Frank Robinson Jim Palmer Signed Authentic Orioles Jersey PSA
$399.99

JIM PALMER SINGLE SIGNED Baseball JSA AUTHENTICATED
$31.00

JIM PALMER SIGNED ORIOLES 8X10 PHOTO PSA DNA AUTOGRAPH
$24.99

Jim Palmer Autographed Signed 8 1 2 x 11 Stat Sheet Orioles PSA DNA #K07011
$29.00

Jim Palmer Signed Orioles Career Highlight Stat Jersey Inscribed "HOF 90" (JSA C
$99.95

Jim Palmer Signed Baseball Autograph Auto PSA DNA Official American League Ball
$34.99

1977 Topps #5 Jim Palmer Randy Jones PSA DNA Signed Auto Victory Leaders Card
$49.00
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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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