Gold Medal Concours d'Elegance of Fine Guns

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Gold Medal Concours d'Elegance of Fine Guns



GMC IV

the Fourth
Gold Medal Concours d'Elegance of Fine Guns
At The Vintage Cup World Side-by-Side Championships Exhibition 2002
Proudly Presented by the NRA

GOLD MEDAL CONCOURS IV AWARDS & WINNERS


Shotguns
Antique
Bronze Medal Wm. Smith 16-bore flintlock SxS #2859 (1822)
Lewis Drake
Hammer Side by Side
Silver Medal Mattis 16-bore (1915)
Dietrich Apel
Bronze Medal Dickson 16-bore #3928 (1885)
Wayne Nish
British Boxlock Side by Side
Bronze Medal W.W. Greener 3-inch 12-bore #68708 (1930)
Richard Raymond
.410 Side by Side
Silver Medal W&C Scott & Son Sidelock Ejector #78619
Stephen Cobb
Bronze Medal Watson Bros. Boxlock Ejector #10121 (1929)
Malcolm MacGregor
Vintage American Shotgun
Silver Medal Parker AAH-Grade 12-gauge #82129 (1895)
Roger Bain
Custom/Upgrade Shotgun
Silver Medal L.C. Smith 20-gauge Sidelock Ejector #FWE79002 (1925) Field-Deluxe
Michael Lepore
Bronze Medal Winchester Model 21 16-gauge #6511
Roger Bain
Rifles
Hammerless Double Rifle
Silver Medal Alex Henry .450/.400-23/8 #6392 (Maharaj Rana of Dholpoor rifle)
Monty Whitley
Hammer Double Rifle
Silver Medal Georges Crahay 12-bore gun/rifle two-barrel set, unserialized
Monty Whitley
Smallbore Rifle
Gold Medal Holland & Holland .295 single-barrel rook rifle #21471 (1897)
Ted Rowe
New Rifle
Silver Medal Ehinger Jones Underlever .45-70 SxS #602 (2002)
Michael Ehinger
Bronze Medal McCarthy Jaeger-style break-action .50-cal. flintlock, unserialized
William McCarthy



Gold Medal Concours IV Special Awards
The NRA Cup
awarded to "the gun or rifle of greatest historical significance to the development of sporting firearms"
Marlin 1897 lever-action .22 rifle No. F14721, gold-washed, made in 1900 and presented to Buffalo Bill; with copious provenance
Stephen Farfaro
The German Gun Collectors Association Award
for "Best Germanic Gun"
J.P. Sauer single-barrel stalking rifle No. 32529, caliber 7x57R
Kirby Hoyt
The Double Gun Journal Award
for "Best Double Rifle for North American Game"
Marcel Thys sidelock SxS No. 71, .375H&H , game-scene engraved by Vrankin
Vic Simone
The Double Gun Journal Award
for "Best Double Rifle for Dangerous Game"
Holland & Holland sidelock SxS No. 17892, .500/.450-the Fletcher Jamieson rifle
Logan Reed
The Grouse Point Almanac Award
for the "Ideal Light-Gauge Upland Gun"
GH-grade 28-gauge No. 103438, made 1901, damascus barrels ("Grandma's Gun")
Kevin McCormack
The Shooting Sportsman Award
for "a contemporary custom-fitted game gun less than $15,000 in value that best typifies the ideal for upland gunning"
Westley Richards 20-bore droplock ejector SxS No. 17064
Malcolm MacGregor
The Vintager Award
for "the vintage side-by-side gun that best exemplifies the standards and traditions of The Order of Edwardian Gunners"
Alex Henry hammer SxS rifle No. 6408, .450BPE
Malcolm MacGregor
The Boothroyd People's Choice Award
(by popular ballot) Tie:
Ehinger underlever hammer SxS rifle No. 602, .45-70
Michael Ehinger
Lancaster sidelock SxS No. 13315, .450-31/4,-the Finch-Hatton rifle
John Ormiston
Best in Show
(by consensus of the judges)
Holland & Holland hammerless rook rifle No. 21471, boxlock single-shot .295
Ted Rowe
The following Parker awards were made by Ron Kirby, executive director of the Parker Gun Collectors Association; Austin Hogan, PGCA board member; and David Suponski, PGCA life member:
The Parker Gun Collectors Association Award
for "Most Outstanding Original Hammer Parker"
C-Grade 10-gauge No. 49795, made 1887,with damascus barrels
William Murphy
The Parker Gun Collectors Association Award
for "Most Outstanding Original Hammerless Parker"
AAH-grade 12-gauge No. 90633 made for John Philip Sousa in 1899
Roger Bain
The Parker Gun Collectors Association Award
for "Most Outstanding Custom Parker"
16-gauge upgrade No. 231103, ca. 1928
Wiley Bower
The Parker Gun Collectors Association Award
for "Most Outstanding Smallbore Parker"
VHE-grade .410-bore No. 237223, made 1938
Stephen Cobb
The Parker Gun Collectors Association Award
for "Most Outstanding Early Parker"
GH-grade 28-gauge No. 103438 made 1901, damascus barrels ("Grandma's Gun")
Kevin McCormack



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