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 211x300 Image

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 214x300 Image

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 212x300 Image

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.

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1996 Topps Chrome marvin Harrison Rookie Indianapolis Colts
$6.99
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2007 Ultra Marvin Harrison football jersey card Colts gu jsy pd-mh
$5.99
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MARVIN HARRISON (13 CARD TOPPS INSERT PARALLEL LOT) INDIANAPOLIS COLTS
$7.99
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MARVIN HARRISON (13 CARD FLEER INSERT PARALLEL LOT) INDIANAPOLIS COLTS
$8.99
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MARVIN HARRISON (9 CARD RC LOT) INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 1996 Syracuse
$13.99
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MARVIN HARRISON (11 CARD UPPER DECK INSERT PARALLEL LOT) INDIANAPOLIS COLTS
$10.99
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1996 Select Certified Premium Stock #91 Marvin Harrison BGS 9.5 Colts Future HOF
$50.00
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Lot of 75 Marvin Harrison Cards - 1996 - 2003 Rookies, etc
$7.00
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2005 Topps Marvin Harrison Pro Bowl Jersey Relic Colts AP-MH
$5.99
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1996 Stadium Club Members Only #345 MARVIN HARRISON Colts Rookie Nrmt Nrmt+
$5.99
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2000 Fleer Tradition Genuine Coverage #19 Marvin Harrison Mint BV $31.25
$15.00
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2000 Topps Gold Label Bullion Marvin Harrison Edgerrin James & Peyton Manning!!
$9.95
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Marvin Harrison 2004 Absolute Memorabilia SHOE CARD
$7.99
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1996 Crown Royale Marvin Harrison RC Blue (CR-27)
$9.00
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PEYTON MANNING MARVIN HARRISON REGGIE WAYNE EDERRIN JAMES DWIGHT FREENEY RC'S
$9.99
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Marvin Harrison Figurine Colts
$19.99
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Rookie Cards

Marvin Harrison Rookie Card Checklist

Budget Rookie Cards

1996 Donruss Marvin Harrison RC 212x300 Image

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1996 Upper Deck Marvin Harrison Indianapolis Colts Rookie Card 5127
$0.99
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1996 Finest - Marvin Harrison Rookie Card - BGS 8
$2.49
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1996 SELECT CERTIFIED #91 MARVIN HARRISON ROOKIE CHEAP
$3.47
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1996 Topps Chrome marvin Harrison Rookie Indianapolis Colts
$6.99
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MARVIN HARRISON (9 CARD RC LOT) INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 1996 Syracuse
$13.99
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Marvin Harrison Indianapolis Colts 1996 Pinnacle Rookie card #166
$0.50
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Marvin Harrison Indianapolis Colts 1996 Upper Deck Collectors Choice Rookie #U13
$0.35
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1996 STADIUM CLUB MARVIN HARRISON RC
$2.00
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1996 MARVIN HARRISON,ROOKIE,INDIANAPOLIS COLTS,SYRACUSE,TOPPS FINEST
$1.25
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1996 Stadium Club Members Only #345 MARVIN HARRISON Colts Rookie Nrmt Nrmt+
$5.99
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1996 Upper Deck Star Rookie #18 Marvin Harrison
$1.25
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1996 Playoff Absolute Draft Pick Card #47 MARVIN HARRISON RC
$1.50
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1996 ABSOLUTE DONRUSS SCORE SELECT RC LOT 9 MARVIN HARRISON COLTS MINT L@@K
$3.49
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1996 Crown Royale Marvin Harrison RC Blue (CR-27)
$9.00
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1996 DONRUSS MARVIN HARRISON RC X 3
$2.95
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PEYTON MANNING MARVIN HARRISON REGGIE WAYNE EDERRIN JAMES DWIGHT FREENEY RC'S
$9.99
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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

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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 Jersey Pricing:

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Marvin Harrison Signed Helmet Pricing:

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Marvin Harrison Signed Photograph Pricing:

Active Listings for Marvin Harrison Signed Photographs

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Framed Matted Autographed Indianapolis Colts Marvin Harrison 8x10 Photo w COA
$99.00
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MARVIN HARRISON SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 8X10 PHOTO 8X-PRO BOWL 1996-2008 COLTS W COA
$19.95
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Marvin Harrison NFL LOGO PATCH 1 1 Auto Signed L@@K Mini Helmet Peyton Manning
$1,788.88
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Marvin Harrison Autograph Signed Signature Rookies 8x10 Photo Syracuse Football
$44.99
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Marvin Harrison Autograph Signed Colts
$19.95
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Indianapolis Colts MARVIN HARRISON autograph signed 8x10 photo LEAF CERTIFIED
$39.99
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Indianoplis Colts MARVIN HARRISON autograph signed 8x10 photo MOUNTED MEMORIES
$99.99
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Indianapolis Colts Marvin Harrison signed framed Photo
$79.99
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Marvin Harrison Rookie Ink Collectors Edge 1998 Autographed Signed
$50.00
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marvin harrison 4 card autographed lot colts
$30.00
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Marvin Harrison Indianapolis Colts Autographed Custom Jersey
$249.95
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Colts Marvin Harrison Signed 8x10 Photo with 2006 AFC ticket - Autographed
$39.00
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Marvin Harrison Indianapolis Colts Autographed Riddell Replica Helmet
$49.99
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Marvin Harrison Signed Colts mini Helmet Online Sports Authenticated
$49.00
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MARVIN HARRISON INDIANAPOLIS COLTS SB XLI CHAMPS GAI COA SIGNED JERSEY
$350.00
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Marvin Harrison Signed Autographed 8x10 Photo COA Basshead Indianapolis Colts
$27.50
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More Info

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