Rob Blake Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Rob Blake

Date of Birth: 12/10/1969
Rookie Card Year: 1990-91
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

For 21-years, Rob Blake's hard-nosed defensive play was a staple in the NHL. A Norris Trophy winner and Hall of Famer, he spent the majority of those years as one of the faces of the Los Angeles Kings franchise. He also spent time with the Colorado Avalanche, where he won a Stanley Cup. Blake's career ended with a brief stint with the San Jose Sharks. Rob Blake cards and autographed memorabilia aren't expensive but they are worthy of respect.

Blake has seven rookie cards. They were released in 1990-91. As is the case with so many players who made their playing debut during this period, his rookie cards are very affordable. The significantly high print runs that were common at that time results in a simple economic model of supply exceeding demand and suppressing card values.

Rob Blake's first certified autograph card can be found in the 1995-96 Be A Player set. A die-cut parallel of the card was also produced. It is unknown how many of these cards were made as they both lack any serial numbering.

His first memorabilia card is from 1999-00 Be A Player Memorabilia Update. The Teammates insert pairs Blake with fellow Kings legend Wayne Gretzky. It has swatches from each player. The highly coveted card isn't found in packs but rather it's randomly inserted in the update factory set.

Rob Blake hasn't always been the easiest in-person autograph to get. It can be a bit of a hit-or-miss experience. As a result, the supply of his signed material is somewhat limited. It is rare for a hockey player having played with high-profile teams, combined with Blake's longevity and accomplishments, to have such a limited amount of material.

Rob Blake Rookie Card Checklist

Rob Blake UD French 1990-91 RC

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2005-06 ROOKIE UPDATE - CAM BARKER ROB BLAKE #204 DUAL JERSEY 999
$14.99

1998 99 IN THE GAME ITG BE A PLAYER BAP ROB BLAKE AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE AUTO
$7.99

2003-04 (HKY) Black Diamond #142 Rob Blake
$8.00

2003-04 Black Diamond Black #142 Rob Blake 10
$36.40

2003-04 Upper Deck Jerseys #UDRB Rob Blake Ser. 2 Jsy
$15.00

2002-03 Stadium Club Champions Fabric #FC1 Rob Blake Jsy
$10.00

2002-03 SP Game Used Piece of History #PHRO Rob Blake 225
$12.00

1990-91 Score - Rob Blake RC - BGS 9 - Beckett Graded Rookie Card #421
$11.49

2006-07 UPPER DECK HOCKEY GAME JERSEY SERIES ONE CARD ROB BLAKE
$7.00

2002-03 Upper Deck Vintage Green Backs #63 Rob Blake 199
$5.00

2002-03 UD Top Shelf Signatures #BL Rob Blake Auto
$12.00

Rob Blake 13 14 National Treasures Timeline Diecut Patch 50
$30.00

2010 ITG In The Game Silver Superlative Rob Blake Jersey 30
$6.95

1995 PRO MAG # 61 ROB BLAKE TEST PROOF BGS 8.5 SOLO FINEST 1 OF 28 MADE .
$26.36

2009-10 ARTIFACTS - ROB BLAKE FROZEN ARTIFACTS #FA-BR 199
$11.99

1998 Finest Refractor #7 Rob Blake PSA 10 *SRC
$15.30
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Autograph Guide

Rob Blake Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Rob Blake'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.

Rob Blake Cut Signature Exemplar

Rob Blake Signature Example

Rob Blake Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Rob Blake signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. These can vary, however, regardless of the type of item, or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:

Rob Blake Signature Characteristics

  1. The signature consists of just a few characters.
  2. When signing trading cards, he often is more diligent with his penmanship.
  3. The first character is a combination of "R-b" with the "o" being implied.
  4. The second character, most often seen on memorabilia, is a "B-l" combination.
  5. All the letters are defined by evenly spaced characters and round open loops.

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Rob Blake Signed Photo

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ROB BLAKE SIGNED 2001 STANLEY CUP COLORADO AVALANCHE JERSEY PSA DNA X52060
$349.99

Rob Blake Signed 1990-91 Upper Deck Rookie Card Kings PSA Slabbed #83356391
$50.99

Rob Blake Hand Signed Autographed 8x10 Photo Los Angeles Kings UDA
$29.99

Rob Blake Signed LA Kings Hockey Puck HOF 14 PSA DNA COA Autographed a
$79.99

Rob Blake COLORADO AVALANCHE KINGS Signed 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA #1
$39.99

Rob Blake COLORADO AVALANCHE KINGS Signed 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA #2
$39.99

Rob Blake signed hockey index card Psa-Dna
$29.00

Rob Blake Signed Los Angeles Kings Hockey Puck PSA DNA HOF 14 Autographed 1A
$89.99

ROB BLAKE SIGNED LOS ANGELES KINGS 1993 STANLEY CUP CCM JERSEY PSA DNA COA
$499.99

Rob Blake SIGNED Colorado Avalanche Mini Helmet RARE PSA DNA AUTOGRAPHED
$85.00

Rob Blake Autographed Signed 1990 Upper Deck Rookie Card (PSA Authentic)
$35.00

Rob Blake SIGNED 8x10 Photo Stanley Cup Colorado Avalanche PSA DNA AUTOGRAPHED
$35.00

Rob Blake Signed HOF H.O.F Hall of Fame Hockey Puck PSA DNA COA Autographed a
$124.99

Rob Blake Signed HOF H.O.F Hall of Fame Hockey Puck PSA DNA COA Autographed b
$124.99

Rob Blake Signed HOF H.O.F Hall of Fame Hockey Puck PSA DNA COA Autographed c
$124.99

HOF Rob Blake Signed Retirement Hockey Puck LA Kings PSA DNA COA Autographed a
$124.99
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