Sandy Koufax Cards and Autograph Memorabilia Guide

Sandy Koufax

Date of Birth: 12/30/1935
Rookie Card Year: 1955
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

One of the giants of baseball history, Sandy Koufax is best remembered for a relatively short, but highly productive career. The Hall of Fame pitcher does not see the same premium rookie card values as some of the other elite names in baseball history. Even still, the first-year Sandy Koufax card still commands strong values among collectors. The same can really be said for all Sandy Koufax cards.

As he has settled into his retirement, Koufax has signed autographs for several card sets, particularly in recent years, but most are very low print runs. Topps is the only company who currently makes signed Sandy Koufax cards. He does still do the occasional signing, but they are usually private. The market remains strong for any pack-inserted Sandy Koufax cards featuring his autograph.

The only Sandy Koufax rookie card can be found in 1955 Topps Baseball.

Sandy Koufax Rookie Cards

1955 Topps Sandy Koufax RC #123

1955 Topps Sandy Koufax Image

Sandy Koufax's lone rookie card is a beauty. Vivid colors and a classic design make the card a top-draw for vintage collectors. The card showcases a profile close-up image of Koufax, as well as a shot of him waiting with anticipation on the dugout steps. The classic Sandy Koufax card also features a facsimile autograph. Depending on condition, the card's value can push into the thousands. Centering issues make genuinely mint cards very rare.

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2012 TOPPS TIER ONE SANDY KOUFAX AUTO REDEMPTION DODGERS
$299.99
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NICE SANDY KOUFAX LEADER CARD LOT VINTAGE TOPPS BASEBALL 1963 1966 1967 MARICHAL
$34.50
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1962 Topps #5 Sandy Koufax - HOF- Los Angeles Dodgers - VG EX EX - FREE SHIPPING
$53.10
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SANDY KOUFAX 1984 TCMA RENATA GALASSO #244 SGC 88 NM MT
$14.99
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Sandy Koufax Los Angeles Dodgers Pitcher #343
$150.00
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1962 Topps Baseball $5 5 Bucks Sandy Koufax PSA NM-MT8 Dodgers Player MLB
$144.95
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1968 Los Angeles Dodgers Yearbook Sandy Koufax Don Drysdale NICE
$13.00
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1962 TOPPS SANDY KOUFAX #5 EX LOS ANGELES DODGERS
$108.00
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1956 Topps #79 Sandy Koufax WB DODGERS " EX " LR27339
$99.00
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1955 Topps Sandy Koufax psa 5 EX clean and centered copy
$495.00
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BGS 9 Mint 10 Auto 2001 Topps Golden Anniversary Sandy Koufax On Card Auto
$799.99
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2012 Allen & Ginter Magenta Printing Plate 1 1 ** SANDY KOUFAX ** #99
$185.00
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SANDY KOUFAX #5 1962 TOPPS PSA 5.5 DODGERS (XSKXX1)
$70.00
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1966 Topps Sandy Koufax #100
$19.99
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1966 TOPPS SANDY KOUFAX #100 LOS ANGELES DODGERS
$39.95
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1959 TOPPS #163 SANDY KOUFAX DODGERS EX-MT 238317
$105.00
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Autograph Guide

Sandy Koufax Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Sandy Koufax'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 company. Some of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Steiner and Tristar. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.

Sandy Koufax Cut Signature Exemplar

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Sandy Koufax Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Sandy Koufax signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Regardless of  the type of item or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:

  1. A fluid a fairly legible signature written on an even horizontal plane.
  2. The letter "S" contains a open loop at the top and small  closed loop at the bottom.
  3. The remaining letters are smaller and clearly defined.
  4. The pen lifts to start the letter "K" which is also equal in size to the "S."
  5. The letters "o-u" are small but legible and the letter "f" contains a loop resembling a "D."
  6. The pen lifts for the letter "a" and the "x" is crossed in a manner to form a small loop on the top right side, but not always as in the above example.

Sandy Koufax Signed Baseball

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Sandy Koufax Signed Photograph

Active Listings for Sandy Koufax Signed Photographs

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SANDY KOUFAX NOLAN RYAN & BOB FELLER SIGNED OAL BASEBALL BALL JSA AUTOGRAPHED
$449.00
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Sandy Koufax Signed Rawlings OML Baseball JSA Full Letter COA
$250.00
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1960 Topps #343 Sandy Koufax HOF Los Angeles Dodgers Signed AUTO PSA DNA
$177.50
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SANDY KOUFAX SIGNED INDEX CARD
$89.99
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SANDY KOUFAX AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED 1960 TOPPS CARD #343 - PSA DNA CERTIFIED
$325.00
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Autographed photos sandy koufax
$300.00
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SANDY KOUFAX AUTOGRAPHED PHOTO
$60.00
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JSA Authentic Signed Sandy Koufax Auto 8x10 Photo Photograph
$199.95
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Trey Treutel is an Ole Miss grad and a lifelong sports fanatic. He is a huge fan of the NBA and NFL, as well as soccer, college basketball and college football. As a kid, he collected football and basketball cards. As an adult, he started collecting basketball cards again on a whim, and has since expanded to other sports and entertainment options. Find Trey on Twitter at @datreute.

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