-the Sixth-

Gold Medal Concours d’Elegance of Fine Guns

Proudly Presented by the NRA
and in association with Bonhams & Butterfields
2003 Charity Sponsor B. Searcy & Co



In addition to the class awards, guns entered in the 6th Gold Medal Concours will be considered for these 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 writer Geoffrey Boothroyed 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 that best exemplifies the standards and traditions of The Order of Edwardian Gunners”.

The William Larkin Moore Award – for the Best Italian Gun

The Grouse Point Almanac Award – “the ideal light-guage upland gun”

The German Gun Collectors Association Award – for the Best Germanic Gun

The Lefever Arms Collectors Association Awards – for Best Lefever in Show 2003; for the Lefever that best
exemplifies overall rarity, quality of workmanship, originality and historical significance.

The Parker Gun Collectors Association Award — for “the finest Parker of all the Parkers in the Gold Medal Concours d’Elegance of Fine Guns”

*The winner of the award will be invited to be displayed at The National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia

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