Conference 1986

The Guild of Taxidermists Conference Competitions

held at York University on 26th to 28th September 1986 celebrating the Guild's 10th anniversary

Leaflet 1986

Best in Show

Boar Head
by Emily Mayer

Wagstaffe Trophy
(Best Case)

Tawny Owls by Mark Watson

Professional Bird Winner

First Bird
Woodcock by Steve Massam

Professional Fish Winner

Grayling by Peter Summers

Professional Mammal Winners

Other Items from the Show 1986

Lectures 1986

MIKE GADD demonstrated his squirrel mounting technique.

Mike Gadd Lecture 1986

DAVE WETHERLEY showing how to mount an otter using a rigid polyurethane foam manakin.

Dave Wetherley Lecture 1986

Other Photos 1986

Results List 1986

Prize Awards

Best in Show
Boar Head - Emily Mayer

Wagstaffe Trophy (Best Case)
Tawny Owls by M Watson

Professional Bird (Woodcock)
1st: Steve Massam
2nd: Peter Summers
3rd: James Dickinson

Professional Mammal (Mink)
1st: Phil Howard
Joint 2nd: Mike Gadd
Joint 2nd: Emily Mayer
3rd: Dave Weatherley

Professional Fish
1st: Peter Summers
2nd: Dave Weatherley
3rd: G McInnes

Best Amateur
Cyril Lakin

Amateur Fish
J Cottrell

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