1948 Bowman

Number of Required Items : 48

Current Finest Possible Set Rating : 09.380

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Bowman's first try at baseball cards is similar in design to Play Ball's first attempt in 1939. Unfortunately, two of the era's biggest stars, DiMaggio and Williams did not appear; the first cards of future hall-of-famers Stan Musial, Yogi Berra, Warren Spahn and Ralph Kiner, however, make this a solid effort. To read an in-depth article, click here.

All-Time Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 The Tull Collection 100.00% 9.24 09.24
2 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 100.00%
Retired on 9/24/2013
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 9.228
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 9.228
9.23
09.23
2 Charles Merkel 100.00% 9.23 09.23
4 Memory Lane Inc. 100.00%
Retired on 6/30/2005
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 8.905
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.905
8.91
08.91
5 Block Sportscards, Inc. (1 of 2) Lawrence Block 100.00%
Retired on 5/24/2004
Rank 1
Weighted GPA 8.880
% Complete 100.00%
Set Rating 8.880
8.88
08.88
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Current Finest
RankCollection% CompleteWeighted GPASet Rating
1 The Tull Collection 100.00% 9.24 09.24
2 Charles Merkel 100.00% 9.23 09.23
3 Marshall Fogel 100.00% 8.66 08.66
4 Don Louchios Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.62 08.62
5 Brian's 1948 Bowman Set Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.08 08.08
6 The Crandell Collection Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.03 08.03
7 Caught Looking Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 8.00 08.00
8 steve kesterson Click to Contact Owner 97.92% 7.94 07.89
9 Mile High Card Company August 2014 Auction 100.00% 7.84 07.84
10 Webster 100.00% 7.83 07.83
11 Ron Hobbs Family Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 7.68 07.68
12 Jason Badovick 100.00% 7.59 07.59
13 bobsbbcards Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 7.44 07.44
14 Mets-71 93.75% 8.02 07.41
15 David Steven 100.00% 7.03 07.03
16 Gordo 1948 Bowman Baseball Set 100.00% 7.02 07.02
17 Rookie3333 100.00% 6.74 06.74
18 kelsey76 100.00% 6.71 06.71
19 The Intrieri Collection - 1948 Bowman Click to Contact Owner 100.00% 6.69 06.69
20 The Ramsey Collection Click to Contact OwnerClick to view Set Images 100.00% 6.68 06.68
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