Conference 1985

The Guild of Taxidermists Conference Competitions

held at the University of Nottingham on 12th to 14th September 1985

Best in Show

Otter by Peter Summers

Wagstaffe Trophy
(Best Case)

Wren by Dave Astley

Best Professional Bird

by James Dickinson

Best Professional Mammal

Red Squirrel
by Emily Mayer

Other Items from the Show 1985

Lectures 1985

BRIAN JACKSON showed us how he mounted and tanned fox masks.  It was a very good lecture and Mike Gadd commented that he personally learnt a lot about tanning, how he approached mounting a head, and the importance of paring and skin preparation.


Other Photos 1985

Results List 1985

Prize Awards

Best in Show
Otter - Peter Summers

Wagstaffe Trophy (Best Case)
Wren - Dave Astley

Professional Bird (Partridge)
James Dickinson

Professional Mammal (Squirrel)
Emily Mayer

Credits Awarded

  • Mark Watson - Long-eared Owl

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