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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2006-07 Upper Deck The Cup Rob Blake Gold Parallel #7 25 L.A. Kings
$15.99
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99-00 BAP Millennium Rob Blake Gold Autograph # 118
$7.19
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02-03 UD Rookie Update Rob Blake JERSEY & Brooks Orpik RC JERSEY 1200 PENGUINS
$6.00
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2009-10 Upper Deck Series 2 Game-Used Jersey GJ2-RB Rob Blake
$5.99
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05-06 SPGU AUTO 3 COLOR PATCH ROB BLAKE AAP-BL BV 120.00 AVALANCHE
$50.00
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2009-10 Upper Deck Game Jerseys #GJ2RB Rob Blake Jersey
$8.40
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VINTAGE DIAMOND EDITION 1 1 CARD OF ROB BLAKE WITH COA .
$6.99
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Rob Blake 2012 Upper deck mask collection Jersey Patch 7 100
$9.99
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01-02 BAP Ultimate Memorabilia Prototypical Players Doug Harvey Rob Blake 20 40
$75.00
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2005-06 Be A Player Dual Signatures #RJ Rob Blake Jay Bouwmeester Auto - NM-MT
$8.40
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2003-04 Black Diamond #142 Rob Blake - NM-MT
$5.60
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2008-2009 O-Pee-Chee Premier Hockey Rob Blake Premier Stitchings Card #86 199
$15.00
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2005-06 ULTIMATE COLLECT N H 2 CLR JSY ROB BLAKE 225
$9.99
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2002-03 UD Top Shelf Signatures #BL Rob Blake Auto
$8.40
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2014 15 Upper Deck NCAA Rob Blake Young Guns - SUPER Rare !!!
$24.99
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1995 PRO MAG # 61 ROB BLAKE TEST PROOF SGC 5 1 OF 28 MADE .
$11.21
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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 Stick Pricing:

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Rob Blake Signed Photograph Pricing:

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ROB BLAKE SIGNED LOS ANGELES KINGS STICK PSA DNA X69512
$149.99
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ROB BLAKE SIGNED LOS ANGELES KINGS STICK PSA DNA X69513
$149.99
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Rob Blake Hand Signed Autographed 8x10 Photo Los Angeles Kings UDA
$29.99
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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 COLORADO AVALANCHE KINGS Signed 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA #1
$29.99
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Rob Blake COLORADO AVALANCHE KINGS Signed 8x10 Photo PSA DNA COA #2
$29.99
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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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