Rookie Card Year: 1991-92
Investment Rating: 7.0
Peter Forsberg's career numbers rank him alongside many of the game's all-time greats. He is a two-time Stanley Cup Champion with the Colorado Avalanche and won multiple gold medals playing for the Swedish national team. As a result, Peter Forsberg hockey cards and autographed memorabilia have international appeal.
Drafted with the sixth overall pick by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1991, Forsberg would be part of one of the biggest trades in NHL history. He was included in a packaged deal with the Quebec Nordiques in exchange for Eric Lindros.
Forsberg's rookie card is in 1991-92 Upper Deck Hockey, which has both English and French versions.
Peter Forsberg's first autographed card was produced in 1991 as part of the Arena Draft Picks set. His first official NHL autograph is from 1996-97 Be A Player.
In 1998-99, Be A Player also issued Forsberg's first game-used memorabilia cards. He has four of them in the set: three jersey cards and one stick card. All four have print runs of 100 but are not serial numbered.
Peter Forsberg's autographed memorabilia has strong demand from the multiple markets in which he has played. Although he has been a willing in-person signer, he doesn't do many public signings. The result is a delicate balance between supply and demand that translates to steep prices.
Peter Forsberg Rookie Card Checklist
Peter Forsberg's rookie card suffers the fate of many players whose rookie cards were issued at the height of the over-production era of the hobby. Even professionally graded Mint copies see only a small increase in price. Despite the quantity available, it still remains an iconic card for NHL collectors.
The French version of the card differs only in the language used. This is visible by the spelling of the word "Centre" on the front of the card. The biographical information on the card back is written in both French and English.
Peter Forsberg Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide
Below you will find an example of what Peter Forsberg'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, and Mounted Memories.
Peter Forsberg Cut Signature Exemplar:
Peter Forsberg Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Peter Forsberg signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Regardless of the type of item or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:
- The signature can take up a lot of area on the item.
- Three character shapes define the autograph.
- The first is an oblong oval. The second is a wide and narrow-looking "C" shape on its side. The third is another oblong oval but more narrow. It also has lines that cross and extend towards either side of the shape.
- His jersey number "21" is often inscribed.
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