Gold Medal Concours d'Elegance of Fine Guns

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Gold Medal Concours d'Elegance of Fine Guns



Special Awards at the 9th GMC

In addition to the class awards, guns entered in the 9th Gold Medal Concours will be considered for these Special Awards:

The Norman Blank Best in Show Award—named in honor of the late gun collector and friend of the Concours Norman R. Blank and awarded by consensus of the judges

The Boothroyd People’s Choice Award—named in honor of the late fine-gun writer Geoffrey Boothroyd and determined by popular ballot

The NRA Cup—awarded to “the gun or rifle of greatest historical significance to the development of sporting firearms”; chosen by the judges

The Shooting Sportsman Magazine Award—for “a contemporary custom-fitted game gun of less than $17,000 value that best typifies the ideal for bird hunting”; chosen by Concours staff

The Vintager Award—for “the vintage side-by-side that best exemplifies the standards and traditions of The Order of Edwardian Gunners”; chosen by Concours staff

The William Larkin Moore Award—for the most outstanding Italian Gun

The Upland Almanac Award—for “the ideal light-gauge upland gun”; chosen by Concours staff

The German Gun Collectors Association Award—for the best Germanic gun at GMC IX; chosen by the GGCA

The Gunnerman Books Award—for the finest side-lever break-action gun at the Gold Medal Concours; chosen by Gunnerman Books & the judges

The Double Gun Journal Award—for the best double rifle; chosen by Concours staff

The Lefever Arms Collectors Association Award—for the finest Lefever at GMC IX; chosen by the Lefever Owners Association.

The L.C. Smith Collectors Association Award—for the best L.C. Smith on display at the 9th Gold Medal Concours; chosen by the judges



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