Marvin Harrison Cards, Rookie Cards, Autographed Memorabilia

Marvin Harrison

Date of Birth: 8/25/1972
Rookie Card Year: 1996
Investment Rating: 6.5


Overview

Marvin Harrison spent his entire 13-year NFL career with the Indianapolis Colts where  he was Peyton Manning's favorite target for several seasons. Marvin Harrison cards have room for growth in terms of value. He is a lock to be inducted into the Hall of Fame when he becomes eligible. His football cards and autographed memorabilia will almost certainly see an increase in value when that day comes.

Marvin Harrison was the 19th overall pick in the 1996 NFL Draft. All of his rookie cards are from that year. He has 29 in total and all are very affordable. None of his rookie cards are autographed, numbered or contain memorabilia.

Harrison's first certified autograph cards were issued in his first year but are not considered to be  rookie cards. This is because they're inserts and not base cards. Harrison has an autograph in 1996 Leaf Collector's Edition that has a stated print run of 2,000. Another autograph is in 1996 Skybox Impact Rookies.

Harrison's first memorabilia cards were issued in 1999 Leaf Certified. He has two cards in the product. One has a swatch of jersey material. It is not serial numbered but has a known print run of 300 copies. The other card is a one-of-one NFL Shield Logo Patch card.

Marvin Harrison's autographed memorabilia is readily available on the secondary market. Prices are commiserate with a player of his future Hall of Fame caliber. Footballs and photographs are the most common items he signs. Jerseys and helmets are also very popular but can be expensive.

Top Marvin Harrison Rookie Cards

1996 SP Marvin Harrison RC #18

1996 SP Marvin Harrison RC

This is, arguably, Harrison's most popular rookie card. It is one of his most commonly submitted rookie cards for professional grading. High-grade examples carry a significant premium, often into the four figures.

1996 Finest Marvin Harrison RC #243

1996 Finest Marvin Harrison RC

The Finest brand has been a collector favorite for years. When first released, collectors didn't know whether to peel off the protective film or leave it affixed to the card. Examples submitted for professional grading, that still have the film, almost always recieve higher grades than an unprotected card in similar condition. The lesson here is, don't peel, especially now that that cards aren't exactly new.

1996 Topps Chrome Marvin Harrison RC #156

1996 Topps Chrome  Marvin Harrison RC

Harrison's base card in the Topps Chrome set is one of his more affordable premium cards. It does have a Refractor parallel that fetches large sums. The cards are prone to curving and should be stored in a rigid top-loader.

Top eBay Listings

Marvin Harrison 1996 Select Certified Rookie Card #91
$7.00

Marvin Harrison 2001 Showcase Patchwork 2 color Jersey
$14.00

Marvin Harrison - Indianapolis Colts - Bowman - 1996 #165 Rookie Card
$9.95

2005 Leaf Rookies and Stars Peyton Manning, Marvin Harrison, Reggie Wayne Jersey
$39.99

2006 Leaf Limited Marvin Harrison ( COLTS ) AUTOGRAPH AUTO JERSEY Card 88
$19.99

Marvin Harrison 1998 Skybox Premium Autographics Autograph RIPPED Indianapolis
$20.00

VERY RARE ERROR CARD 1999 FLEER ULTRA MARVIN HARRISON INDIANAPOLIS COLTS MINT
$699.00

1998 EDGE ROOKIE INK MARVIN HARRISON AUTOGRAPH MINT COLTS
$29.99

2001 Finest Stadium Throwback Relics MH Marvin Harrison Baltimore Memorial Seat
$5.99

2001 EX BEHIND THE NUMBERS MARVIN HARRISON , COLTS 381 712 !! BOX 38
$10.49

2001 Leaf Rookies & Stars Statistical Standouts 20 Marvin Harrison Ball
$5.99

2001 Hot Prospects TD Fever 5 Marvin Harrison RCA Dome Game Used Goal Post Cover
$5.99

2001 FLEER SHOWCASE STITCHES MARVIN HARRISON , COLTS !! BOX 42
$10.99

MARVIN HARRISON 2003 PLAYOFF PRESTIGE GAME DAY JERSEYS COLTS GAME USED JERSEY
$5.99

MARVIN HARRISON 2004 FLAIR HOT NUMBERS 2 COLOR COLTS NUMBER NAME PATCH #D 72 75
$19.99

MARVIN HARRISON 2007 ULTIMATE COLLECTION MATERIALS DUAL PATCH BRONZE #D 33 35
$19.99
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Rookie Cards

Marvin Harrison Rookie Card Checklist

Budget Rookie Cards

1996 Donruss Marvin Harrison RC

Top eBay Listings

Marvin Harrison 1996 Select Certified Rookie Card #91
$7.00

Marvin Harrison - Indianapolis Colts - Bowman - 1996 #165 Rookie Card
$9.95

Marvin Harrison Rookie Card! 1996 UD Collector's Choice "Rookie Class"!
$1.39

2012 SCORE RC FLASHBACKS #230 MARVIN HARRISON
$1.00

1998 EDGE ROOKIE INK MARVIN HARRISON AUTOGRAPH MINT COLTS
$29.99

1996 topps chrome #156 MARVIN HARRISON colts rookie BGS 9.5 (9.5 9.5 9.5 9)
$50.00

1996 Pro Line MARVIN HARRISON Indianapolis Colts Rookie Card
$1.50

1996 Fleer Rookie Sensations Marvin Harrison
$19.99

1996 Finest #243 Marvin Harrison B RC - SGC Mint (9)
$7.50

1996 TOPPS UPPER DECK SP BOWMAN LOT 4x MARVIN HARRISON ROOKIE RC PSA 9
$39.99

1996 Upper Deck INDIANAPOLIS COLTS Team Set (9) MARVIN HARRISON Rookie +
$2.25

2007 Fleer Ultra Comparisons Dwayne Bowe Marvin Harrison RC Rookie Kansas City
$3.99

Marvin Harrison 1996 Upper Deck Rookie Card #18; NM-Mint; Indianapolis Colts
$4.00

1996 Stadium Club Members Only #345 MARVIN HARRISON Colts Rookie Nrmt Nrmt+
$5.99

1996 STADIUM CLUB #145 MARVIN HARRISON RC PSA 10 F1787380-661
$6.99

MARVIN HARRISON 1996 RC RED PENNANT PLAYOFF + 1996 BOWMAN'S BEST BETS RC
$16.51
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Autograph Guide

Marvin Harrison Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find examples of what an authentic Marvin Harrison 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.

Marvin Harrison Cut Signature Exemplar

Marvin Harris Signature Example

Marvin Harrison Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Marvin Harrison signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. However, the signature can vary depending on the type of item being signed. This is especially true with trading cards, where his signature becomes more abbreviated. Regardless of the type of item signed or when in his career, look for these signature characteristics:

Signature Characteristics

  1. The entire signature appears to consist of just a few pen strokes.
  2. The letters "M" often shows the greatest variance. The above example is the one you will see on most memorabilia items. It starts with a small hook at the the bottom left. It has a loop at the top of the right vertical line.
  3. The "a-r" combination looks more like an "o" and upside down "v."
  4. The signature finishes with a bow-like character.

Marvin Harrison Signed Football Pricing:

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Marvin Harrison Signed Football

Marvin Harrison Signed Jersey Pricing:

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Marvin Harrison Signed Jersey

Marvin Harrison Signed Helmet Pricing:

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Marvin Harrison Signed Helmet

Marvin Harrison Signed Photograph Pricing:

Active Listings for Marvin Harrison Signed Photographs

Marvin Harrison Signed Photo

Top eBay Listings

Marvin Harrison Autographed Signed Mini Helmet Colts w COA
$89.99

PEYTON MANNING MARVIN HARRISON SIGNED NFL FOOTBALL WITH COA
$500.00

NFL Indianapolis Colts MARVIN HARRISON #88 Signed Autographed Football w COA
$225.00

Marvin Harrison Indianapolis Colts Signed 97 Leaf Certified Authentic 8x10 Photo
$50.00

Peyton Manning Edgerrin James Marvin Harrison Signed NFL Football, Elite COA!!!
$449.99

Marvin Harrison Indianapolis Colts Autographed 16'' x 20'' Collage Photograph
$84.96

MARVIN HARRISON Colts SIGNED 2000 Playoff Momentum #41 Autograph ON CARD AUTO
$13.49

Marvin Harrison Autographed 8X10 Photo Indianapolis Colts
$49.99

Autographed Marvin Harrison Colts 16x20 Photo Item#20006
$117.26

Peyton Manning with Marvin Harrison Signed 16x20 Photograph Indianapolis Colts
$169.99

MARVIN HARRISON AUTOGRAPHED INDY COLTS FULL SIZE RIDDELL HELMET "MEET ME THERE"
$199.99

marvin harrison 4 card autographed lot colts
$30.00

MARVIN HARRISON 1997 SKYBOX AUTOGRAPHICS INSERT CERT SIGNED AUTOGRAPH COLTS
$39.99

Marvin Harrison Indianapolis Colts Signed 8x10 Pholo comes with COA
$35.99

1999 MARVIN HARRISON AUTOGRAPHED SKYBOX AUTOGRAPHICS COLTS
$15.00

Colts Peyton Manning Marvin Harrison 16x20 Signed Photo Autograph Superbowl GAI
$79.99
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More Info

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