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Eric Lindros Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Eric Lindros

Date of Birth: 2/28/1973
Rookie Card Year: 1990-91
Investment Rating: 5.5


Overview

At one point, Eric Lindros cards and memorabilia were the hottest in the sport. Playing for a franchise with a rabid fan base like the Philadelphia Flyers can have that effect on a players collectibles. This is especially true when one plays the game with the hard-hitting style in which Lindros did throughout his career.

Lindros had to initially overcome being labeled a prima donna after being drafted by the Quebec Nordiques with the first overall pick in the 1991 draft and then refusing to play for them. His career would be forever compared to that of Peter Forsberg, who was a key part of the trade that brought Lindros to Philadelphia. After scoring at a point-per-game pace his rookie year, the City of Brotherly Love quickly adopted Lindros as a franchise favorite.

As a highly touted NHL prospect, Lindros had minor league cards issued in 1989-90 and again the following year as part of the Oshawa Generals team set. Theses cards are very popular with collectors, particularly those in Canada. As a result, and somewhat surprisingly, they are often counterfeited. Lindros' official rookie cards are part of the 1990-91 Score Hockey set, which has American and Canadian versions.

Eric Lindros eventually became injury prone due to his physical style of play and suffered through many partial seasons during the latter stages of his career. Many people feel that despite being a Hart Trophy winner, he never really lived up to his full potential. A very public feud with Flyers management made him a bit of a pariah in later years, possibly causing Lindros to shy away from the public spotlight. His eventual return to hockey's good graces and fence mending with Flyers general manager, Bobby Clarke, has meant increased accessibility for collectors with regards to autographed memorabilia.

His tumultuous career limited the amount of autographed memorabilia in the market for sometime and supply seems to just now be catching up with demand. This means stable prices for his most popular items which include signed pucks and Flyers jerseys.

Eric Lindros Rookie Cards

 1990-91 Score Eric Lindros RC #440

1990-91 Score Eric Lindros RC #440

Many great first-year players are part of the 1990-91 Score Hockey set. Few, if any, are bigger than Lindros. The card, fittingly, showcases an in-action photo of Lindros retrieving the puck from along the boards, a place he frequently found himself during his career. Lindros signed an exclusive deal with Score before he was drafted. He became a cornerstone for the brand and this card was extremely popular when it was first released. It isn't worth nearly as much as it once was, largely due to its massive availability.

 1990-91 Score Canadian Eric Lindros RC #440

1990-91 Score Canadian Eric Lindros RC #440

While it is nearly identical to the American version, there are two differences. First is the color of the Score logo on the front. The Canadian version is red while the American version is blue. Secondly, the text on the back of the Canadian card is printed in English and French.

Top eBay Listings

2012-13 LIMITED - ERIC LINDROS TROPHY WINNERS #TW-5 103 199
$9.99

2013-14 IN THE GAME USED - MARK RECCHI ERIC LINDROS TEAMMATES #TMN-11 60
$19.99

2003-04 UD TRILOGY ERIC LINDROS CREST OF HONOR #117! QC
$14.99

2012-13 CERTIFIED - ERIC LINDROS FABRIC OF THE GAME #FOG-EL 263 299
$9.99

2005-06 ARTIFACTS - ERIC LINDROS FROZEN ARTIFACTS #FA-EL 85 275
$11.99

1990-91 7TH INNING SKETCH - ERIC LINDROS #196 AUTO JSA AUTHENTICATED
$49.99

2013-14 DOMINION - TYE McGINN ERIC LINDROS TIME WARP #TW-ML 19 50
$39.99

2007-08 MVP - JOE THORNTON ERIC LINDROS ONE ON ONE JERSEY #OO-TL
$14.99

1990-91 7TH INNING SKETCH - ERIC LINDROS #195 AUTO JSA AUTHENTICATED
$49.99

2013-14 DOMINION - TYE McGINN ERIC LINDROS TIME WARP #TW-ML 23 50
$39.99

1994 SpotLight Prototype Flyers' Eric Lindros Proof, MT
$14.50

SPORTS VAULT AUTHENTICATED MEMORABILIA HAND-SIGNED ERIC LINDROS. CANADA CUP 1991
$70.32

ERIC LINDROS 1996 SUMMIT #117 Pop 1
$25.00

ERIC LINDROS 2012 13 BLACK DIAMOND RUBY DOUBLE DIAMOND 100
$24.00

1999-00 BAP Memorabilia Jersey #J1 Eric Lindros
$20.00

ERIC LINDROS, Road to the NHL, 1992 SCORE Exclusive 30-Card SET
$11.71
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Key Cards

Key Eric Lindros Cards

1989-90 7th Inning Sketch OHL Eric Lindros #1

1989-90 7th Inning Sketch OHL #1 Eric Lindros

This is Eric Lindros' first appearance on a trading card as a member of the Oshawa Generals. It is very prone to being counterfeited. To protect yourself, it is recommended that collectors only purchase copies that have been authenticated by PSA or BGS.

1993-94 Pinnacle Autographs Eric Lindros #AU2 #/3088

1993-94 Eric Lindros Pinnacle Auto

With a stated printed run of 3,088 copies, this card is in no way rare or limited by today's standards. Even still, it is perhaps Lindros' most difficult autograph card to locate on the secondary market. The fact that this was his first officially licensed autograph is part of the reason why. Other reasons include the fact that it was issued via redemption and the actual print run has long been in doubt.

1996-97 Upper Deck Game Jerseys Eric Lindros #GJ8

1996-97 Upper Deck Game Jersey Eric Lindros

The timing of Eric Lindros' first memorabilia card coincided with the advent of game-used materials being used in sports cards as a new innovation in the latter part of the 1990s. Highly coveted by collectors, this card commands a couple of hundred dollars on the rare occasion they make their way to the secondary market.

Top eBay Listings

1990-91 7TH INNING SKETCH - ERIC LINDROS #196 AUTO JSA AUTHENTICATED
$49.99

2007-08 MVP - JOE THORNTON ERIC LINDROS ONE ON ONE JERSEY #OO-TL
$14.99

1990-91 7TH INNING SKETCH - ERIC LINDROS #195 AUTO JSA AUTHENTICATED
$49.99

1999-00 BAP Memorabilia Jersey #J1 Eric Lindros
$20.00

ERIC LINDROS 93 94 PINNACLE CENTER OF ATTENTION AUTO SSP AUTOGRAPH * FLYERS
$39.99

ERIC LINDROS 14 ITG 2014 Draft Prospects Dream Team BRONZE Jersey #5 Flyers SP
$17.96

2017 ITG IN THE GAME USED MEMORABILIA CARD JUMBO PATCH ERIC LINDROS #3 4
$49.95

1997-98 Donruss Canadian Ice Eric Lindros Autograph SC Scrapbook - #720 750
$49.99

Lyle Odelein Eric Lindros 12 13 ITG Enforcers II Duel Autograph SSP DA-LOEL
$100.00

2012-13 12-13 Panini Titanium Eric Lindros Game Worn Gear Jersey Card
$25.00

2012-13 12-13 Panini Titanium Eric Lindros Game Worn Gear Jersey Card
$25.00

11-12 2011-12 SPX ERIC LINDROS WINNING MATERIALS DUAL JERSEY WM-EL RANGERS
$11.99

2011 12 Panini Limited #12 Eric Lindros Monikers Gold Auto Base Parallel
$11.76

11 12 ITG Captain C Gold Jersey Eric Lindros 10 M-17 Flyers
$19.99

Eric Lindros 2001-02 Be A Player International Gold Game-Used Jersey Rangers
$14.95

2014 IN THE GAME STEVE YZERMAN ERIC LINDROS LORD STANLEYS MUG CUP RIVALS JERSEY
$18.50
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Autograph Guide

Eric Lindros Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide

Below you will find an example of what Eric Lindros'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 Steiner. Click on any of the images below to view full-size photos.

Eric Lindros Cut Signature Exemplar

Eric Lindros Signature Example

Eric Lindros Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Eric Lindros signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Although his signature has fluctuated through the year, regardless of the type of item, or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:

Eric Lindros  Signature Characteristics

  1. The signature is complex and not always decipherable although he usually makes the same attempt, the pen being used often influences his signature.
  2. The signature is defined by the over-sized letter "E" that resembles a number "8."
  3. The other most legible letter is the very flamboyant and over-sized "L" which includes a much, much smaller bottom loop than the top.
  4. The complex nature of his autograph, coupled with his popularity makes his signature prone to being forged.
  5. Exercise caution when looking to purchase authentic Eric Lindros autograph memorabilia.

Eric Lindros Signed Puck Pricing:

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Eric Lindros Signed Puck

Eric Lindros Signed Jersey Pricing:

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Eric Lindros Signed Jersey

Eric Lindros Signed Stick Pricing:

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Eric Lindros Signed Stick

Eric Lindros Signed Photograph Pricing:

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Eric Lindros Signed Photo

Top eBay Listings

Eric Lindros signed postcard PSA DNA auto
$40.00

Eric Lindros Signed Steiner Sports Auto 8x10 Philadelphia Flyers Photograph
$59.99

Eric Lindros Signed Flyers 50th Anniversary Hockey Game Puck JSA PSA Guarantee
$49.00

1999 Signed ESPN Magazine Photo KOBE BRYANT ALEX RODRIGUEZ ERIC LINDROS GAI
$675.00

ERIC LINDROS SIGNED PHILADELPHIA FLYERS 1997 CUP PRO PLAYER JERSEY STEINER COA
$349.99

Eric Lindros Autographed 1990 Score Traded PSA DNA Autograph Signed Auto RC
$35.00

Eric Lindros Authentic Signed 8x10 HOF STEINER COA
$44.99

ERIC LINDROS Signed Philadelphia FLYERS 8x10 PHOTO w PSA COA
$69.95

ERIC LINDROS AND ANDY MOOG AUTOGRAPHED SIGNED BECKETT HOCKEY MONTHLY PSA LOA
$99.95

ERIC LINDROS SIGNED PHILADELPHIA FLYERS CCM 1994 ROOKIE JERSEY STEINER COA
$399.99

Eric Lindros Autographed 1990 Score Canadian PSA DNA 8.5 Autograph Signed R
$64.99

Eric Lindros Autographed 1990 Score PSA DNA Autograph Signed Rookie Card Auto Rc
$54.99

Eric Lindros Signed AUTOGRAPH 9 x 12 Magazine Cover Photo PSA DNA
$54.99

Kobe Bryant Alex Rodriguez Eric Lindros Signed AUTOGRAPH ESPN Magazine PSA DNA
$399.99

1990 Score ERIC LINDROS #440 HOF Signed RC PSA DNA 9 Rookie Auto 10 388
$189.99

1990 SCORE #440 ERIC LINDROS SIGNED ROOKIE CARD PSA DNA AUTOGRAPH MINT RC AUTO
$49.00
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More Info

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Rob is a former member of The Cardboard Connection Writing Staff and co-host of Cardboard Connection Radio.He is an avid collector with over 20 years of active experience in the hobby.


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