Phil Simms Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Phil Simms

Date of Birth: 11/3/1954
Rookie Card Year: 1980
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

When you play your entire 14-year NFL career with a team whose fan base is as rabid as the New York Giants, you better walk away from your career a champion. Phil Simms did just that, twice. He led the Giants to Super Bowl victories in 1987 and 1991. As a result, his football cards and autographed memorabilia hold a special place with Giants fans and collectors.

Phil Simms rookie card is from the 1980 Topps Football set. In addition, he has a couple of regional and team issued cards from his early days with the team.

His first certified autograph card was included in 1991 Pro Line Portraits. The set has been a collector favorite for years due to its deep autograph checklist and on-card signatures.

Simms' first game-used memorabilia cards were released in 1999 Leaf Certified. They are part of the Gridiron Gear insert set and are serial numbered to 300.

Phil Simms' autographed memorabilia is still popular with collectors long after his retirement from the game. He has maintained a public persona as a CBS Sports commentator and occasionally participates in larger signing events.

Phil Simms Rookie Card Checklist

1980 Topps Phil Simms RC #225

The 1980 Topps Football set is known for its lack of rookie stars. Simms is the only standout in the entire set and poor centering is common across the product. As a result, professionally graded cards earning high-grades do sell for a premium, particularly Simms' RC.

1980 Topps Phil Simms RC

Top eBay Listings

1987 Topps Football #L Phil Simms Box Bottoms Hand Cut Card PSA 4 VgEx! Giants!
$12.99

Phil Simms New York Giants 1993 Spectrum 24K Gold Signature 8x10 # 3091
$15.49

1981 Topps New York Giants TEAM SET - Phil Simms 3 Dave Jennings Harry Carson ++
$8.99

COMPLETE 1988 & 1989 Topps New York Giants TEAM SETS - Phil Simms Taylor +++
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1980 Topps Phil Simms Rookie Card # 225 NM
$7.95

2013 Certified Regular 765 999 & Red & Blue 92 100 & #191 Phil Simms B65340
$9.97

1980 TOPPS PHIL SIMMS RC PSA 10...RARE PERFECT ALL AROUND...CARDREGISTRY
$1,999.99

2006 National Treasures Timeline Material # T-PS Phil Simms Jersey Card BCG 8.5
$17.99

2006 National Treasures Phil Simms Triple 2 Color Superbowl Jersey #21 25 Giants
$39.99

1992 Pro Line Profiles National Convention #1 Phil Simms
$7.99

1992 Pro Line Profiles National Convention #7 Phil Simms
$7.99

1992 Pro Line Profiles National Convention #2 Phil Simms
$7.99

1992 Pro Line Profiles National Convention #8 Phil Simms
$7.99

1992 Pro Line Profiles National Convention #3 Phil Simms
$7.99

1992 Pro Line Profiles National Convention #9 Phil Simms
$7.99

1992 Pro Line Profiles National Convention #4 Phil Simms
$7.99
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Autograph Guide

Phil Simms Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Phil Simms'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, Tristar, and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Phil Simms Cut Signature Exemplar:

Phil Simms Signature Example

Phil Simms Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Phil Simms signature autograph is very difficult to replicate and will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. His signature has been very consistent through the years, so regardless of the item being signed or the time period in which it was signed, look for the following signature features:

Phil Simms Signature Characteristics

  1. The entire signature is dominated by the initials "P" and "S," which are clearly legible.
  2. The "P" uses a single flowing line in a curve to create the letter.
  3. The top of the "S" intersects the "P." The bottom portion of the "S" comes to a point in the center to create a large loop.
  4. The other letters of both the first and last names are scribbled.
  5. A dot is visible to imply the "i" in both names.
  6. He often inscribes his jersey number "#11"

Phil Simms Signed Football Pricing:

Active Listings for Phil Simms Signed Footballs

Phil Simms Signed Football

Phil Simms Signed Jersey Pricing:

Active Listings for Phil Simms Signed Jerseys

Phil Simms Signed Jersey

Phil Simms Signed Helmet Pricing:

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Phil Simms Signed Helmet

Phil Simms Signed Photograph Pricing:

Active Listings for Phil Simms Signed Photographs

Phil Simms Signed Photo

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Phil Simms Giants SIGNED jersey COA JSA
$199.99

Phil Simms Giants SIGNED mini helmet COA JSA
$109.99

PHIL SIMMS SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED NEW YORK GIANTS LOGO FOOTBALL JSA #L31339
$109.00

PHIL SIMMS NEW YORK GIANTS SIGNED 8X10 PHOTO PSA DNA COA MVP INSCRIPTION
$149.99

PHIL SIMMS NEW YORK GIANTS SIGNED 8X10 SNOW PHOTO PSA DNA COA MVP INSCRIPTION
$149.99

Phil Simms Bill Parcells NY New York Giants signed Full Size Helmet JSA Y02021
$750.00

Phil Simms Signed New York Giants Replica Blue Jersey - JSA - Super Bowl MVP
$169.00

PHIL SIMMS AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED GIANTS SUPER BOWL XXI 21 WILSON FOOTBALL JSA
$299.00

PHIL SIMMS & LAWRENCE TAYLOR DUAL SIGNED NEW YORK GIANTS FULL SIZE HELMET JSA
$349.99

PHIL SIMMS FOOTBALL SIGNED MAGAZINE PAGE JSA CERTIFIED
$69.99

PHIL SIMMS SIGNED 1980 TOPPS GIANTS ROOKIE CARD #225 PSA DNA Auto RC
$199.99

Steiner Sports OJ Anderson Eli Manning Phil Simms Signed MVP Collage
$364.99

Phil Simms Signed New York Giants Authentic 8x10 Photo (PSA DNA) #D39408
$79.99

Phil Simms Signed 8x10 Photo vs Denver Broncos Steiner COA
$129.99

Phil Simms Signed 8x10 Photo vs San Francisco 49ers Steiner COA
$129.99

Phil Simms Signed Blue Jersey Passing 8x10 Photo Steiner COA
$179.99
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More Info

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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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