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

Phil Simms 2015 Leaf Masterpiece Cut Signature autographed signed card 1 1 JSA
$64.99

Phil Simms Ottis OJ Anderson 2014 Leaf Masterpiece Cut Signature auto 1 1 Giants
$99.99

Joe Namath & Phil Simms 2015 Leaf Masterpiece Cut Signature signed autograph 1 1
$155.00

1984 Topps New York Giants Team Set w Lawrence Taylor Phil Simms Harry Carson
$9.89

1991 ACTION PACKED NY GIANTS TEAM SETS with PHIL SIMMS +
$17.50

1989 Action Packed Prototypes #101 Phil Simms New York Giants Football Card 0f8
$20.25

2008 TREASURES PHIL SIMMS 5X SUPER BOWL GAME JERSEY #D 25 GIANTS SB QB RARE
$55.19

2015 Topps Supreme #ST Phil Simms & Lawrence Taylor Dual Autograph #25 25
$109.78

2015 Topps Museum Signature Series Phil Simms On Card Gold Ink Autograph #1 5
$109.78

1980 TOPPS FOOTBALL # 225 PHIL SIMMS
$8.99

2015 Supreme Phil Simms Authentic Auto #4 10 Giants
$31.00

PHIL SIMMS 2009 UD UPPER DECK HEROES LEGEND AUTO 5 10 AUTOGRAPH
$31.35

2001 Donruss Classic Combos Phil Simms Lawrence Taylor Logo Helmet Auto # 100
$199.99

1987 Fleer Action Football #86 PSA 10 Super Bowl XXI NY GIANTS PHIL SIMMS
$27.00

Phil Simms - 2012 National Treasures NFL Greatest Signatures Autograph 25
$84.95

1995 Pinnacle - PHIL SIMMS - Hand Signed Autograph Vintage Card - GIANTS
$19.99
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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:

Active Listings for Phil Simms Signed Helmets

Phil Simms Signed Helmet

Phil Simms Signed Photograph Pricing:

Active Listings for Phil Simms Signed Photographs

Phil Simms Signed Photo

Top eBay Listings

PHIL SIMMS #11 Signed Football New York Giants JSA COA
$269.00

Phil Simms 2015 Leaf Masterpiece Cut Signature autographed signed card 1 1 JSA
$64.99

Phil Simms Hand Signed NY Giants Logo Full Size Football SB XXl MVP PSA DNA
$79.99

Phil SImms Framed Jersey Signed JSA COA Autographed New York Giants
$599.99

PHIL SIMMS Signed New York GIANTS Mini-helmet w PSA COA & MVP Inscription
$99.95

1980 Topps Phil Simms Rookie #225 Signed Autograph PSA DNA
$36.00

Phil Simms Signed New York Giants SB MVP Full Size Helmet JSA
$344.99

Phil Simms Signed New York Giants Football PSA Coa
$80.00

Phil Simms Signed New York Giants Throwback Mini Helmet PSA Coa
$80.00

NEW YORK GIANTS PHIL SIMMS #11 SIGNED 11X14 PHOTO SB XXI MVP JSA!
$44.99

PHIL SIMMS NEW YORK GIANTS THROWBACK SBXXI MVP SIGNED FULL SIZE HELMET PSA
$195.49

Phil Simms Signed 1990 Score PSA DNA Slabbed New York Giants
$59.99

NY Giants- Phil Simms Signed Super Bowl MVP Home Jersey – PSA DNA
$350.00

NEW YORK GIANTS PHIL SIMMS SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 11x14 PHOTO PSA DNA AA23924
$79.97

NEW YORK GIANTS PHIL SIMMS SIGNED AUTOGRAPHED 11x14 PHOTO PSA DNA AA23923
$79.97

Steiner Sports OJ Anderson Eli Manning Phil Simms Signed MVP Collage
$359.99
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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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