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

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SAWCHUK DIONNE ROB BLAKE KOPITAR CORNERSTONES KINGS ITG ULTIMATE 9TH Edition
$90.00
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13-14 National Treasures Timeline Rob Blake 2 CLR Prime Jersey 45 50 LA Kings
$11.50
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Rob Blake 12-13 Panini Prime Colors JUMBO PATCH Card (#'d 8) HUGE KINGS LOGO!!!!
$199.99
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13 14 NATIONAL TREASURES TIMELINE PRIME JERSEY #TRBL Rob Blake #4 50 2C JERSEY #
$19.99
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2002-03 BAP Signature Series Golf Atlantic City National #GS76 Rob Blake # 10
$9.99
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01-02 Pacific Heads Up Blue hobby parallel # 55 Rob Blake card no:21
$5.00
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2002-03 BAP Signature Series Autograph #152 ROB BLAKE AUTO SP KINGS AVS 02-03
$19.99
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1998-99 CROWN ROYALE # 62 KINGS ROB BLAKE LIMITED SERIES 21 99 CARD
$9.99
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1990-91 OPC PREMIER RC ROB BLAKE #6 LA KINGS BCCG GRADED 10 MINT OR BETTER
$12.99
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2001-02 Parkhurst GOLD 23 50 Rob Blake Card 73 30x Base Value BV $25
$5.00
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ROB BLAKE COLORADO AVALANCHE 08-09 UD SP GAME USED AUTHENTIC FABRICS DUAL #AF-BL
$5.00
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Lot of 1000 (One Thousand) Rob Blake Hockey Card Collection Mint (includes RC)
$69.99
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1990-91 PROSET HOCKEY LOT OF 100 UNPICKED ALL #611 ROB BLAKE
$5.59
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Rob Blake 37-RC Rookie Card - Insert - Oddball Lot w SP's
$14.95
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2008-09 SP GAME USED - ROB BLAKE AUTHENTIC FABRICS #AF-BL
$14.99
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ROB BLAKE - 1998-99 SP Authentic Sign of the Times AUTO #RB AUTOGRAPH
$7.50
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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

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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.

Rob Blake Signed Puck Pricing:

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Rob Blake Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Rob Blake Los Angeles Kings UDA 8 X 10 Photo Signed Auto
$44.99
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ROB BLAKE LOS ANGELES KINGS UDA 8 X 10 PHOTO SIGNED AUTO
$49.95
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1990 Pro Set Signed Card Rob Blake Kings PSA DNA Authentic Auto Rookie HOF
$33.49
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Rob Blake Signed 1990-91 Upper Deck Rookie Card Kings PSA Slabbed #83356391
$59.99
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Rob Blake signed hockey index card Psa-Dna
$29.00
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Rob Blake SIGNED Colorado Avalanche Mini Helmet RARE PSA DNA AUTOGRAPHED
$85.00
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Rob Blake Signed Team Canada Hockey Puck Autographed!!! Go Kings PSA DNA #1
$79.99
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Rob Blake Signed 2001 Stanley Cup Champions Hockey Puck PSA DNA #1 Go Avalanche
$89.99
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Rob Blake Signed 2001 Stanley Cup Champions Hockey Puck PSA DNA COA Avalanche a
$89.98
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Rob Blake Signed Logo Puck PSA DNA Los Angeles Kings Autographed Auto
$129.99
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More Info

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