Stan Mikita Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Stan Mikita

Date of Birth: 5/20/1940
Rookie Card Year: 1960-61
Investment Rating: 7.0


Overview

Stan Mikita spent his entire 21-year career with the Chicago Blackhawks. During this time, he amassed 541 goals and 1,467 points. Stan Mikita cards and autographed memorabilia have maintained their popularity with collectors long after his retirement.

During his tenure with the team, he earned numerous awards including two Hart Memorial Trophies as the league's most valuable player. Mikita was also the NHL's leading scorer on four separate occasions.

As a result of his contributions to the team and the league, Mikita's hockey cards and memorabilia are highly collectible and provide collectors with a solid investment opportunity.

Stan Mikita's rookie card if from the 1960-61 Topps Hockey set. He also has two first-year premiums in 1960-61 Topps Stamps and 1960-61 Shirriff Coins.

Mikita's first autograph card is from the obscure 1991-92 Future Trends Canada '72 Gold Letter Autographs set. His first autograph card issued by a major trading card manufacturer can be found in the over-sized 1997-98 Pinnacle Beehive.

In 1999-00, Upper Deck produced Stan Mikita's first memorabilia cards as part of the Piece of History 500 Goal Club insert set. Two versions of the card exist. The first contains a piece of a Mikita game-used hockey stick. It is not serial numbered. The other version adds an on-card autograph and is serial numbered to 25 copies.

Stan Mikita has remained an ambassador for the Chicago Blackhawks. He participates in numerous Heritage Night events during the season. He is also a frequent autograph guest at regional sports collectibles shows in the Chicago area.

Stan Mikita Rookie Card

1960-61 Topps Stan Mikita RC #14

1960-61 Topps Stan Mikita RC

This card features an iconic Topps hockey design. It is instantly recognizable by collectors and has been a longtime hobby favorite. The white borders make it prone to yellowing, given its age.

Top eBay Listings

2003-04 Parkhurst Original Six Chicago Memorabilia #CM30 Stan Mikita 50 Jersey
$60.00

2006-07 ITG International Ice Autograph ASM Stan Mikita 1972 Summit Series
$60.00

1970 o-pee-chee Hockey #20 Stan Mikita
$20.00

2004-05 ITG Heroes & Prospects Toronto Spring Expo #133 Stan Mikita 10 10
$12.00

2004-05 ITG Heroes & Prospects Toronto Spring Expo #133 Stan Mikita 07 10
$12.00

2002 Topps Archives O-Pee-Chee Hobby Dealer Ad Denis Potvin Fuhr Stan Mikita
$10.00

2010-11 ITG Ultimate Memorabilia UM10 Triple Mem and Auto Stan Mikita 7 9
$74.99

1970-71 Topps # 20 Stan Mikita Blackhawks
$12.00

2007-08 UD Black Stan Mikita Quad Jersey Auto
$70.00

1X STAN MIKITA 1970 71 OPC #20 EXNM O Pee Chee Chicago Blackhawks
$13.99

1967 Topps hockey card #64 Stan Mikita Chicago Blackhawks SGC 96 MINT 9
$225.00

1971-72 TOPPS #125 STAN MIKITA BLACK HAWKS
$8.00

1978-79 Topps Set #75 STAN MIKITA Chicago Blackhawks 78-79 NM+ (#4)
$6.89

1978-79 Topps Set #75 STAN MIKITA Chicago Blackhawks 78-79 NM (#5)
$6.51

1979-80 Topps Set #155 STAN MIKITA Chicago Blackhawks Sharp Clean 79-80 NM+ (#6)
$6.89

1979-80 Topps Set #155 STAN MIKITA Chicago Blackhawks Sharp 79-80 NM-MT (#7)
$8.22
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Autograph Guide

Stan Mikita Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Stan Mikita'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, and Mounted Memories.

Stan Mikita Cut Signature Exemplar:

Stan Mikita Signature Example

Stan Mikita Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Stan Mikita 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. The signature is written on a horizontal plane that exhibits a very slight rise in angle of about ten degrees.
  2. The signature is written in an individualized cursive style script.
  3. The "S" is unique in that it is a printed version with and extra loop on both the top and bottom.
  4. The "t" contains a loop in the vertical portion which is then crossed.
  5. The "M" resembles more of a combination of a printed "C" and "L."
  6. The "i"s are both dotted.
  7. The "t" is often half crossed and disconnected from the vertical line.
  8. The letters "k" and "a" are implied and not discernible.

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Stan Mikita Signed Puck

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Stan Mikita Signed Stick

Stan Mikita Signed Jersey Pricing:

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Stan Mikita Signed Jersey

Stan Mikita Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Stan Mikita Signed Photo

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Stan Mikita Signed 1979-80 Topps Chicago Blackhawks Card PSA Slabbed #83702868
$33.99

Stan Mikita Signed 1979-80 Topps Chicago Blackhawks Card PSA Slabbed #83702869
$33.99

Stan Mikita Signed 1990-91 Pro Set Chicago Blackhawks Card PSA Slabbed #83702875
$33.99

Stan Mikita signed autograph 1966-67 Topps Hockey Card Chicago PSA Slabbed
$124.50

Stan Mikita Signed 7.5x9.75 Magazine Page Photo PSA DNA Auto Autograph W30799
$29.00

STAN MIKITA & BOBBY HULL 1970 AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED POSTCARD - PSA DNA CERTIFIED
$175.00

STAN MIKITA SIGNED TOPPS 1964 BLACKHAWKS HOCKEY CARD #31 PSA DNA Auto
$174.99

STAN MIKITA SIGNED 1977 TOPPS CARD #195 PSA DNA Auto CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
$149.99

STAN MIKITA SIGNED 1979 TOPPS CARD #155 PSA DNA Auto CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
$129.99

Stan Mikita Autographed Signed 1966 Topps Card PSA DNA #65088631
$79.00

Stan Mikita Autographed Signed 1966 Topps Card PSA DNA #65088636
$119.00

Stan Mikita Autographed Signed 1966 Topps Card PSA DNA #65088635
$119.00

Stan Mikita Autographed Signed 1966 Topps Card PSA DNA #65088633
$79.00

Stan Mikita Autographed Signed 1966 Topps Card PSA DNA #65088632
$79.00

Stan Mikita Autographed Signed 1963 Topps Card PSA DNA #65088630
$109.00

Stan Mikita Autographed Signed 1964 Topps Card PSA DNA #83322282
$119.00
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More Info

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