1949 Bowman - Master

Number of Required Items: 252
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Current Finest Possible Set Rating: 10.375

Bowman's sophomore effort was an improvement over its '48 set both in increased player selection and the addition of color. This set also featured a strong group of debut cards, including Robin Roberts, Jackie Robinson, Roy Campanella, Gil Hodges, Satchel Paige, Duke Snider, and Richie Ashburn - impressive! To read an in-depth article, click here.

Notes: This set is a work in progress. As new varieties are graded, they may be added to the set.

All-Time Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 Charles M Merkel 100.00% 9.87 09.87
2 The Tull Collection 100.00% 9.84 09.84
3 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 100.00%
Retired on 9/24/2013
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 8.944
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.944
9.82
09.82
4 Mets-71 98.41% 8.14 08.03
5 Marshall Fogel 96.43% 8.35 08.01
6 bobsbbcards Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 7.81 07.81
7 Ron Hobbs Family Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 7.78 07.78
8 Lt. Jim Filippello's 49 Master Set: Retired June 11, 2010 Click to view Set Images 100.00%
Retired on 6/10/2010
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 7.737
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.737
7.77
07.77
9 Greg Gehman's 1949 Bowman Set 100.00%
Retired on 5/26/2012
Rank 7
Weighted GPA 7.615
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.615
7.63
07.63
10 Brian's 1949 Bowman Master Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 7.33 07.33
11 Neil's 1949 Bowman 7+-Master Set 98.02%
Retired on 12/22/2009
Rank 6
Weighted GPA 7.479
% Complete 98.02%
Set Rating 7.226
7.53
07.27
12 The Steve Soloway Collection 99.21%
Retired on 9/26/2011
Rank 11
Weighted GPA 7.096
% Complete 99.21%
Set Rating 7.045
7.10
07.05
13 Greg Bussineau Sports Rarities' Summer 2015 Auction 100.00% 7.01 07.01
14 BBCards4U Click to Contact Owner 87.70% 8.31 06.40
15 gpease0878 96.43% 6.32 05.97
16 JSteveC19 Click to view Set Images 84.13% 7.20 05.78
17 Griffin's Click to Contact Owner 98.41% 5.40 05.11
18 Bryan's Bowmans 97.62%
Retired on 12/29/2005
Rank 5
Weighted GPA 5.147
% Complete 97.62%
Set Rating 4.973
5.16
04.99
19 Swi's 1949 Bowman Set Click to Contact Owner 68.65% 7.00 03.91
20 qualitycards 73.41% 5.84 03.35
21 Steven-n-Anthony Click to Contact Owner 54.76% 5.21 02.53
22 Peltz22 Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 44.84% 6.96 02.34
23 neilhamms Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 39.68% 6.48 01.75
24 Babethegreat755 23.02% 6.56 01.70
25 Joseph J Lawlor Click to Contact Owner 31.75% 7.97 01.66
26 nycgreg Click to view Set Images 17.06% 6.80 01.12
27 spol85 19.05% 4.40 00.91
28 Matt's 49 Bowmans 20.63% 4.87 00.66
29 jbrownell Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 0.79% 6.22 00.10