1949 Bowman - Master

Number of Required Items : 252

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 09.133

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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% 8.96 08.96
2 The Tull Collection 100.00% 8.95 08.95
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
8.94
08.94
4 Mets-71 98.41% 8.08 07.97
5 Caught Looking Click to Contact Owner 99.60% 7.99 07.95
6 Marshall Fogel 96.43% 8.18 07.85
7 bobsbbcards 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
7.74
07.74
9 Ron Hobbs Family Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 7.73 07.73
10 Greg Gehman's 1949 Bowman Set 100.00%
Retired on 5/26/2012
Rank 7
Weighted GPA 7.611
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.611
7.61
07.61
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
7.48
07.23
12 The Steve Soloway Collection 99.21%
Retired on 9/26/2011
Rank 11
Weighted GPA 7.089
% Complete 99.21%
Set Rating 7.038
7.09
07.04
13 Todd's 49s 100.00% 7.01 07.01
14 BBCards4U Click to Contact Owner 86.51% 8.15 06.12
15 Brian's 1949 Bowman Master Set Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 96.83% 5.75 05.55
16 Griffin's Click to Contact Owner 98.81% 5.40 05.12
17 Bryan's Bowmans 97.62%
Retired on 12/29/2005
Rank 5
Weighted GPA 5.147
% Complete 97.62%
Set Rating 4.973
5.15
04.97
18 Swi's 1949 Bowman Set Click to Contact Owner 68.65% 7.00 03.94
19 Peltz22 Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 44.44% 6.96 02.35
20 Steven-n-Anthony Click to Contact Owner 52.38% 5.12 02.30
21 Babethegreat755 23.02% 6.56 01.70
22 Joseph J Lawlor Click to Contact Owner 31.75% 7.97 01.63
23 neilhamms Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 32.94% 6.44 01.42
24 JSteveC19 Click to view Set Images 15.48% 6.71 01.38
25 spol85 19.05% 4.40 00.89
26 Matt's 49 Bowmans 18.65% 4.89 00.61
27 nycgreg 6.75% 5.30 00.35
28 Andoga's World of 49 Bowman 3.17% 6.88 00.10
29 ErikV Click to view Set Images 0.40% 5.00 00.08