1888 Allen & Ginter (N28)

Number of
Required Items
10
Current Finest
Possible Set Rating
10.022

The 1888 Allen & Ginter set, or N28 set, is considered to be the first ever tobacco issue. The cards were packed into Allen & Ginter cigarette packages, so finding quality examples is a real chore. The colorful artwork on the front makes this issue, perhaps, the most visually appealing issue of the era. The reverse of each card features a checklist for the entire set. Six of the ten baseball players in the set are Hall of Famers with Cap Anson remaining the key as the marquee player of his generation.

All-Time Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Mike Wasserman's 1888 N28 Baseball set #1 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 HOF 100.00% 8.59 9.59 9.59
2 Donald E. Spence - The Lone Star Collection 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 100.00% 8.39 R 9.00 9.00
3 Don Louchios 2003 2004 2005 100.00% 8.17 R 8.65 8.65
4 The Twinight Collection 100.00% 8.04 R 8.48 8.48
5 Stonegate 2002 100.00% 8.04 R 8.43 8.43

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Current Finest

Rank Set Name % Complete GPA Weighted GPA with Top
Pop Bonuses
Set Rating User
1 Mike Wasserman's 1888 N28 Baseball set #1 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 HOF 100.00% 8.59 9.59 9.59
2 Jason Glasser 100.00% 7.96 8.26 8.26
3 19th century 100.00% 7.00 7.00 7.00
4 The Mei Hua Collection 100.00% 6.96 6.96 6.96
5 Duncan Collection - N28 Baseball Players 100.00% 6.83 6.87 6.87
6 Mike Wasserman's 1888 N28 Baseball set #2 100.00% 6.80 6.80 6.80
7 Estrada 100.00% 6.70 6.70 6.70
8 UKAllen&Gintner 100.00% 6.61 6.61 6.61
9 CRA 100.00% 5.39 5.39 5.39
CRA
10 Mussari - N28 Allen & Ginter 100.00% 5.17 5.17 5.17
11 bfeb45 90.00% 5.52 5.52 5.04
12 estrada #2 70.00% 6.11 6.11 5.04
13 mattj 100.00% 4.13 4.13 4.13
14 The Crandell Collection 30.00% 8.00 8.18 3.91
15 David R's 50.00% 5.10 5.10 3.33
16 GJ94 N28 A&G Baseball Collection 90.00% 4.00 4.00 3.30
17 CCC 30.00% 8.00 8.71 2.65
18 Mark927's Baseball N28 Set 50.00% 3.06 3.06 2.13
19 mjwcollectables 50.00% 4.00 4.00 1.57
20 Goble N28 50.00% 1.79 1.79 1.09

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