Reggie White Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia

Reggie White

Date of Birth: 12/19/1961
Rookie Card Year: 1986
Investment Rating: 6.0


Overview

Traditionally, NFL defensive lineman haven't been the most glamorous or collectible players on a football team's roster. Reggie White helped changed the image of the of the defensive end position with his athletics and outspoken personality. His demonstrative play on the field ushered in a new era in football making the defensive end position one to be feared, respected and worthy of star power. As a result, Reggie White cards and autographed memorabilia have become quite collectible.

Reggie White got his professional start in the now-defunct USFL. His rookie card from that league is part of the 1984 Topps USFL set. After playing for the Memphis Showboats for two seasons, White signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in 1985. His NFL rookie card is in the 1986 Topps Football set. He has three additional first year NFL cards that were regionally distributed. They include cards from McDonald's, Frito Lay and the Philadelphia Police Department.

White's first certified autograph cards were released in 1992 Fleer Ultra. He has ten different autographs in the product.

His first memorabilia cards were produced in 1997 by Collector's Edge and Upper Deck. All of his cards from that year's Collector's Edge sets feature a piece of a game-used football. They also partner him with other standout defensive linemen.

His preferred memorabilia card is from 1997 Upper Deck Football. It features a swatch of game-worn jersey material. Despite not being serial numbered it is a highly respected card.

Reggie White died at the young age of 43. As a result, his autographed memorabilia has seen a spike in value since his passing. He was a willing in-person signer during his career. He also participated in a few autograph signing events. So while his signed memorabilia is available, it does command a premium.

Reggie White Rookie Cards

1984 Topps USFL Reggie White RC #58

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Distributed as part of a tough-to-find box set, White is one of the key rookies in 1984 Topps USFL. Values for White and the rest of the set have held up very well since the league's collapse. This card is much more valuable than his 1986 Topps card, which is White's first in an NFL uniform.

1986 Topps Reggie White RC #275

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White could have been part of the highly celebrated 1984 rookie class but opted for the USFL instead. Had he chosen the NFL, he would have been one more reason that the 1984 Topps Football set is so collectible. However, his first NFL card comes from another appreciated set. Centering of these cards is the most common condition issue. As a result, cards submitted for professional grading and earning high marks carry a premium.

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1993 Action Packed rookie Update set-Jerome Bettis,Reggie White,Joe Montana
$0.10
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1995 Collectors Edge Nitro 22k Card - Reggie White
$2.79
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REGGIE WHITE 1992 AP #19 + 1993 AP #40. ALL MADDEN Lot - EAGLES
$0.99
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REGGIE WHITE 1997 DONRUSS GREEN BAY PACKERS HOF SB CHAMP DE CARD WITH BONUS
$68.99
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2001 Quantum Leaf #29 Reggie White DE
$0.99
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2001 Fleer Tradition Glossy #438 Reggie White RC 2001
$0.99
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2001 Pacific Dynagon Retail #149 Reggie White RC
$0.99
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1996 TOPPS STADIUM CLUB MEMBERS ONLY #34 REGGIE WHITE LOT OF 175 MINT F29332
$39.15
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2006 Topps Turkey Red Reggie Bush WHITE RC Graded PSA 10 GEM MINT POP 13 LIONS!!
$22.99
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1994 Pacific GREEN BAY PACKERS Team Set (15) BRETT FAVRE REGGIE WHITE +
$3.50
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2008 Donruss Threads Century Legends #5 Reggie White - NM-MT
$2.25
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2001 Upper Deck Legends #32 Reggie White
$0.99
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2001 Titanium Double Sided Jerseys #55 Isaac Byrd Reggie White Jsy
$7.65
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2001 Upper Deck Pros and Prospects #102 Reggie White RC 1000
$3.55
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2001 Upper Deck Legends #139 Reggie White RC 750
$2.84
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1985 Topps USFL #75 Reggie White
$14.20
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Autograph Guide

Reggie White Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find examples of what an authentic Reggie White 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.

Reggie White Cut Signature Exemplar

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

Reggie White Signature Characteristics

  1. It is a fairly legible signature, written in cursive on a horizontal plane. White was  deeply religious and his signature is almost always accompanied by a Biblical scripture verse.
  2. The letter "R" is slightly larger than the other letters. It is formed so a small circular loop anchors the vertical lines and loops.
  3. The pen flows into a large "e" which can be mistaken for an "l."
  4. The "g"s are present but hard to describe. They also vary slightly from one to the other.
  5. The "i" is dotted and the "e" is smaller than the first.
  6. The "W" look like a narrow and backwards number "3" and then a traditional "w" shape attached.
  7. The "h" starts as a number "7" before starting the rounded hump.
  8. The "i" is again dotted. The "t" looks like a crossed "l."
  9. The final "e" is smaller than the other two.

Reggie White Signed Football Pricing:

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Reggie White Signed Jersey Pricing:

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Reggie White Signed Helmet Pricing:

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Reggie White Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Packers REGGIE WHITE Autographed Riddell Mini Helmet and COA HOF 1 Cor. 13
$229.00
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Reggie White autographed mini helmet
$295.00
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Reggie White 1 1 signed index card Historic Autographs Peerless II P
$169.99
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Reggie White Signed Framed 16x20 Photo Set JSA Packers Eagles Tennessee Vols B
$239.99
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Reggie White Signed Framed 16x20 Photo Set JSA Packers Eagles Tennessee Vols
$239.99
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PACKERS REGGIE WHITE AUTHENTIC SIGNED CARD 1986 TOPPS ROOKIE RC PSA DNA SLABBED
$599.99
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Reggie White Packers Authentic Mask Pro Line Full Size Autographed Helmet JSA
$1,099.99
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REGGIE WHITE PACKERS EAGLES FOOTBALL DISPLAY STAND FOR SIGNED BALL AUTOGRAPHED
$14.95
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REGGIE WHITE AUTOGRAPHED FULLSIZE HELMET BALLFOUR COA PSA DNA COA PACKERS SIGNED
$994.91
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Brett Favre Reggie White Signed SB XXXI Game Issued LE HOF Pro Football Helmet
$2,500.00
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REGGIE WHITE PSA DNA AUTHENTICATED SIGNED 1991 STADIUM CLUB TOPPS AUTOGRAPH
$129.00
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Reggie White Autographed Hutch Football
$80.00
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REGGIE WHITE Autographed Mini Riddell Helmet Green Bay Packers NFL HOF(or773582)
$155.00
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SIGNED PITTSBURGH STEELERS TUNCH ILKIN PRO BOWL 8X10 REGGIE WHITE SWEET COA!!!
$24.99
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REGGIE WHITE-BRETT FAVRE SIGNED SUPER BOWL XXXI GREENBAY PACKERS MINI HELMET
$600.00
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Reggie White autographed 8x10
$100.00
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More Info

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