1948 Bowman

Number of Required Items: 108
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Current Finest Possible Set Rating: 10.181

Bowman's inaugural football issue was three times the size of its baseball issue of this year! This set is highlighted with numerous "rookie cards," Sammy Baugh and Sid Luckman. The inclusions of a number of very scarce "short-prints" in this set make completion a very formidable task. To read an in-depth article, click here.

All-Time Finest
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 Jeannie's 1948 Bowman Football Set 100.00%8.54 9.21 09.21
2 The Allison Collection 100.00%8.42
Retired on 8/16/2014
Rank 2
Weighted GPA 8.421
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.421
8.96
08.96
3 Fabfranks 1948 Bowman Football Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%8.08 8.31 08.31
4 Texas Tommy 100.00%7.99
Retired on 9/6/2011
Rank 4
Weighted GPA 7.986
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 7.986
8.23
08.23
5 The Crandell Collection 99.07%8.03
Retired on 10/22/2015
Rank 5
Weighted GPA 8.171
% Complete 99.07%
Set Rating 8.139
8.17
08.14
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteGPA WeightedGPA with Top Pop BonusesSet Rating
1 Jeannie's 1948 Bowman Football Set 100.00%8.54 9.21 09.21
2 Fabfranks 1948 Bowman Football Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00%8.08 8.31 08.31
3 The Hawkeye Collection Click to view Set Images 100.00%7.88 8.04 08.04
4 Joe Sundy 100.00%7.58 7.64 07.64
5 Joe Sundy 2 100.00%7.12 7.12 07.12
6 icekings #1 Click to Contact Owner 100.00%7.05 7.06 07.06
7 JMDVM Click to Contact Owner 100.00%6.68 6.68 06.68
8 Webster 100.00%6.66 6.66 06.66
9 icekings #2 Click to Contact Owner 100.00%5.70 5.70 05.70
10 chuibob Click to Contact Owner 88.89%6.83 6.87 05.67
11 Doug's 1948 Bowman cards Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 87.96%6.07 6.07 05.15
12 redskinsqb 70.37%7.43 7.51 04.14
13 The Kimy Collection Click to Contact Owner 60.19%6.35 6.38 03.75
14 fatbackgoose 68.52%5.96 5.96 03.36
15 rosie's 48's Click to Contact Owner 36.11%5.74 5.74 02.62
16 blacknwhite 43.52%6.31 6.31 02.28
17 Pacdac 39.81%5.05 5.05 01.52
18 stelrmn 28.70%3.66 3.66 01.38
19 BBCards4U Click to Contact Owner 12.04%8.28 8.50 00.61
20 mikefromct 1948 Bowman Football Click to view Set Images 17.59%4.50 4.50 00.46
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