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

1962 TOPPS # 34 Stan Mikita PSA 8
$175.00

1967-68 Topps #64 STAN MIKITA, PSA 6 EX-MT
$49.95

1964-65 Topps:#31 Stan Mikita,Black Hawks
$74.95

1972-73 OPC O-Pee-Chee Team Canada Stan Mikita - exmt
$14.99

(2) 1968-69 OPC #202 Stan Mikita AS #207 Jim Neilson AS
$18.00

(2) 1968-69 OPC #202 Stan Mikita AS & #216 Claude Provost AS
$22.00

1968-69 OPC #211 Stan Mikita Triple Winner Trophy Card
$20.00

1961 Topps HK #36 STAN MIKITA HOF Black Hawks PSA 7 h9154
$170.00

1962 Topps #34 Stan Mikita PSA 8 NM-MT Cert #06470783
$199.99

1966 TOPPS HOCKEY #124 STAN MIKITA ALL-STAR PSA 7
$75.00

1966 TOPPS HOCKEY #62 STAN MIKITA BLACK HAWKS PSA 7
$110.00

2x 1973-74 Topps Stan Mikita Card # 145 Lot EX + VG EX
$6.95

1962-63 Topps #34 Stan Mikita *High Book Value*
$99.99

07-08 ITG ULTIMATE AUTO GOLD STAN MIKITA 9 10
$89.99

Stan Mikita Blackhawks 2012-13 Upper Deck Sapphire Diamond Blue Auto 1 1
$750.00

2011 12 Limited Stan Mikita Auto 97 Autograph
$39.99
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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.

Stan Mikita Signed Puck Pricing:

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Stan Mikita Signed Puck

Stan Mikita Signed Stick Pricing:

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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

Top eBay Listings

Stan Mikita signed autograph 1967-68 Topps PSA Slabbed
$105.00

Stan Mikita signed autograph 1961-62 Topps PSA Slabbed
$275.00

Stan Mikita signed autograph 1967-68 Topps PSA Slabbed
$95.00

STAN MIKITA CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS SIGNED PHOTO JSA COA G59186
$89.99

Bobby Hull Stan Mikita Tony Esposito Signed Blackhawks Magazine PSA DNA W02505
$99.00

Bobby Hull-Stan Mikita Autographed Signed BW 16x20 Photo w HOF insc JSA K21585
$150.00

Stan Mikita Blackhawks Signed Official Game Puck HOF 83 PSA DNA X16601
$69.99

Stan Mikita Chicago Blackhawks SIgned Puck "Le Petit Diable" PSA DNA COA
$59.99

Stan Mikita Blackhawks Signed Official Game Puck HOF 83 PSA DNA X16604
$69.99

Stan Mikita Chicago Blackhawks SIgned Puck "61 Champs" PSA DNA COA
$59.99

Stan Mikita Chicago Blackhawks Autographed Signed Puck PSA DNA HOF 83
$59.99

Stan Mikita Chicago Blackhawks Signed Custom Jersey HOF 83 61 Champs PSA DNA
$199.99

Stan Mikita Blackhawks 1964 65 Topps #31 Card RC JSA Signed Auto
$69.99

STAN MIKITA (Chicago Blackhawks) signed 1990 Pro Set PSA DNA card
$29.00

Stan Mikita Blackhawks 1966 67 Topps #62 Card RC JSA Signed Auto Autograph
$69.99

Stan Mikita Blackhawks 1966 67 Topps #124 Card RC JSA Signed Auto Autograph
$69.99
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More Info

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