-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

Special Awards

In addition to the class awards detailed in Rules & Classes, guns entered in the Gold Medal Concours will be considered for the following Special Awards:

Best in Show — awarded by consensus of the judges

The Boothroyd People’s Choice Award — named in honor of the late fine-gun authority and 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”

The Shooting Sportsman Magazine Award — for “a contemporary custom-fitted game gun that best typifies the ideal for upland hunting”

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

The Grouse Point Almanac Award — for “the ideal light-gauge upland gun”

The German Gun Collectors Association Award — for Best German Gun

The Parker Gun Collectors Association Awards — for Best Original Hammer Parker; for Best Original Hammerless Parker; Most Outstanding Parker (restored or embellished)

The Double Gun Journal Awards — for Best Dangerous Game Double Rifle; for Best North American Game Double Rifle

The Lefever Arms Collectors Association Award — for Most Outstanding & Unique Lefever Gun; for the “most original Lefever gun”

For winners of Special Awards in previous Concours, see results

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