Kellen Winslow Cards, Rookie Card, Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Kellen Winslow

Date of Birth: 11//5/1957
Rookie Card Year: 1981
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

Kellen Winslow cards and memorabilia are fondly appreciated by football fans for his contributions to the game. He spent his entire NFL career as the tight end for the San Diego Chargers' high-powered offense during the 1980s. The sustained passing game, nicknamed "Air Coryell" after their coach Don Coryell, was the pre-cursor to what we know today as the "West Coast Offense." Winslow played a pivotal role in the scheme, scoring 45 career touchdowns on 541 receptions for 6,741 yards.

His rookie card is from the 1981 Topps Football set. In addition to his base card, he has cards in the League Leaders and Super Action subsets. Winslow also has first-year cards that were regionally issued by Coke, Jack in the Box and the San Diego Police Department.

Winslow's first certified autograph card is from the 1989 Goal Line HOF Gold art set. It is serial numbered to just 100 total copies. One of his most popular autograph cards is from the 1997 Upper Deck Legends set.

The first Kellen Winslow memorabilia cards weren't produced until 2004. Upper Deck had him in several of their sets, including Finite, Reflections, SP Game Used, SPx and Ultimate Collection. All of them, with the exception of the cards from Finite, include Winslow's autograph and are serial numbered to various quantities. His 2004 Upper Deck Relections Signature Threads card is the most plentiful with a print run of 99.

Kellen Winslow's autographed memorabilia is fairly affordable. He was a willing in-person signer throughout his playing days. He also is an occasional guest at larger sports collectibles shows. A healthy balance between demand and supply has kept the value of his signed items stable.

Kellen Winslow Rookie Card

1981 Topps Kellen Winslow RC #150

1981 Topps Kellen Winslow RC #150

Winslow's rookie card designates him as an All-Pro selection, a feat he accomplished five times. Centering is the most common condition issue with the card. The picture of him without his helmet was an intimate way of allowing collectors to get to know this high profile rookie.

Top eBay Listings

2007 National Treasures Kellen Winslow Auto 58 Timeline Chargers HOF Autograph
$19.95

1981 TOPPS #150 KELLEN WINSLOW NM-MT B8057
$6.99

1986 McDonald's #80 Kellen Winslow Chargers PSA 9 BLUE LABEL SERIES
$8.00

1987 TOPPS #343 KELLEN WINSLOW PSA 10 GEM MINT HOF CHARGERS TIGERS
$10.99

2000 UPPER DECK LEGENDS - KELLEN WINSLOW -HUGE AUTO ON CARD
$9.99

(2) 2004 Topps Pristine NNO PROOF RC Refractor Kellen Winslow Cleveland Browns
$5.00

2007 07 KELLEN WINSLOW NATIONAL TREASURES TIMELINE SIGNATURE AUTO #ED 37 58
$39.99

2013 Leaf Sports Heroes Canton's Finest Auto Seliver Kellen Winslow 09 25
$29.99

KELLEN WINSLOW 2004 TOPPS CHROME ENCASED ROOKIE 279
$6.90

Kellen Winslow 2014 Panini Flawless HoF Signatures 14 25
$75.00

Kellen Winslow 2009 UD Black Flag Patch Card #65
$15.25

1983 TOPPS STICKER BOXES-HAND CUT KELLEN WINSLOW HOF POP 2 PSA 10 F1554578
$111.99

2004 BOWMAN'S BEST KELLEN WINSLOW ROOKIE JERSEY GREEN
$12.60

2000 Legends-Kellen Winslow autograph
$7.99

1981 TOPPS #2 KELLEN WINSLOW PSA 9 F1929444-713
$49.99

Kellen Winslow 2013 Leaf NATIONAL Redemption AUTOGRAPH 20 *J573
$15.25
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Autograph Guide

Kellen Winslow Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find examples of what an authentic Kellen Winslow autograph 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, Tristar, and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Kellen Winslow Cut Signature Exemplar

Kellen Winslow Signature Example

Kellen Winslow Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Kellen Winslow signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Regardless of the type of item signed or when in his career, look for these signature characteristics:

Kellen Winslow Signature Characteristics

  1. It is a legible signature, written in cursive on a horizontal plane that has a slight lean to the right.
  2. The letters "K" and "W" are larger than the other letters. Both of these letters are printed printed and detached from the other letters.
  3. The intersecting lines of the "K" are wider at the top than the bottom.
  4. The first "e" is taller than the second. The "l"s are nearly identical.
  5. The "r" is discernible.
  6. The first loop of the "W" is more narrowly spaced than the second.
  7. The "i" is not dotted.
  8. The remaining letters are narrowly spaced but legible.

Kellen Winslow Signed Football Pricing:

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Kellen Winslow Signed Football

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Kellen Winslow Signed Jersey

Kellen Winslow Signed Helmet Pricing:

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Kellen Winslow Signed Helmet

Kellen Winslow Signed Photograph Pricing:

Active Listings for Kellen Winslow Signed Photographs

Kellen Winslow Signed Photo

Top eBay Listings

KELLEN WINSLOW CHARGERS,HOF JSA COA SIGNED MINI HELMET
$85.00

KELLEN WINSLOW SANDIEGO CHARGERS,HOF JSA COA SIGNED 16X20 PHOTO
$100.00

Kellen Winslow Signed San Diego Chargers F S Replica Helmet W "HOF 95" JSA Wit
$149.00

Chargers KELLEN WINSLOW signed autographed Riddell mini helmet JSA# K13303
$69.00

KELLEN WINSLOW CHARGERS HOF SIGNED PSA DNA 8X10 PHOTO AUTHENTIC AUTOGRAPH
$39.00

Chargers Don Air Coryell 6x Signed 16x20 Photo PSA DNA Dan Fouts Kellen Winslow
$649.99

Chargers Air Coryell Signed 20x24 Photo PSA DNA Dan Fouts Kellen Winslow Muncie
$599.99

Kellen Winslow Autographed Signed 1984 Topps Glossy Card PSA DNA #83717244
$25.00

Kellen Winslow Autographed Signed 1987 Topps Card #343 PSA DNA #83717245
$25.00

Kellen Winslow Autographed Signed 1987 Topps Card #343 PSA DNA #83717246
$25.00

Kellen Winslow Autographed Signed 1987 Topps Card #343 PSA DNA #83717247
$25.00

Kellen Winslow Autographed Signed 1987 Topps Card #343 PSA DNA #83717248
$25.00

Kellen Winslow Autographed Signed 1985 Topps Card #379 PSA DNA #83717249
$25.00

Kellen Winslow Autographed Signed 1985 Topps Card #379 PSA DNA #83717250
$25.00

Kellen Winslow Autographed Signed 1984 Topps Card #187 PSA DNA #83717251
$25.00

Kellen Winslow Autographed Signed 1984 Topps Card #186 PSA DNA #83717252
$25.00
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More Info

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