Rookie Card Year: 1986-87
Investment Rating: 6.5
Clyde "The Glide" Drexler was a standout player during his career and one of the most versatile players of the era, but he could not make the transition to hobby superstar. While he never reached the same collecting level as other top players from this period, Clyde Drexler rookie cards and memorabilia maintain solid values and interest.
"The Glide" is a frequent signer and his autographed cards been included in multiple Leaf, Upper Deck and Panini products.
Clyde Drexler Rookie Cards Checklist
The 1986-87 season marked Clyde Drexler's fourth NBA season, but the 1986-87 Fleer release is still viewed as his official rookie card. Based on the impressive checklist of rookie players from this product, Clyde Drexler's rookie has a tendency to be overlooked by collectors.
Checking in the same season as his actual rookie year, the first NBA card for Clyde Drexler came from the Star Company. The 1983-84 Star Co. card is an appealing Clyde Drexler rookie, with a minimal design and bright red border.
Clyde Drexler Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide
Below you will find an example of what Clyde Drexler'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. Reputable authentication companies include JSA, PSA, Panini Authentic and Mounted Memories, to name a few.
Clyde Drexler Cut Signature Exemplar
Clyde Drexler Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Clyde Drexler signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics, depending on when in his career the item was signed. Other characteristics that play into his signature style are the particular item and venue. Look for the following signature features:
- The signature begins with a large "C" that has an exaggerated lip at the top of the letter.
- Next comes the clear cursive "l-y", but the "y" resembles a printed letter.
- The pen lifts and a cursive "d-e" ends the first name.
- The last name starts with a large "D" featuring a swooping finish at the bottom.
- From there, the signature ends in one motion, "r-e-x-l-e-r".
- The last "r" tends to be a little sloppy and appears to be more of an extension of the "e".
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