Conference 1990

The Guild of Taxidermists Conference Competitions

held in Glasgow from 21st to 23rd September 1990

Wagstaffe Trophy (Best Case) and Best Groundwork

Ptarmigan by Peter Summers

Professional Bird Winner

Grouse by Peter Summers

Professional Mammal Winner

First Mammal
Polecat by James Jackson

Professional Fish Winner

First Fish
Salmon by G McGauran

Amateur Winners 1990

Best Amateur

Salmon Case
by Peter Scott

Amateur Bird Winners

Credits 1990

Specialist Credits

Other Items from the Show 1990

Lectures 1990

DAVID ASTLEY, PETER SUMMERS and JAMES DICKINSON simultaneously demonstrated bird mounting, each using a different method.

Dave Astley mounted a Sparrowhawk, Peter Summers mounted a Tawny Owl and James Dickinson mounted an Oystercatcher.

GERRY TESSIER demonstrated his fleshing machine.

Other Lectures

Other Photos 1990

Results List 1990

Prize Awards

Best in Show
Polecat - Erling Mørch

Wagstaffe Trophy (Best Case)
Ptarmigan - Peter Summers

Best Groundwork
Ptarmigan - Peter Summers

Professional Bird Competition (Grouse)
1st: Peter Summers
2nd: Peter Summers
3rd: James Dickinson

Professional Mammal Competition (Polecat)
1st: James Jackson
2nd: Erling Mørch
3rd: Steve Massam

Professional Fish Competition (Salmon)
1st: G McGauran
2nd: none
3rd: none

Best Amateur
1st: Salmon Case - Peter Scott
2nd: Perch - Colin Scott
3rd: Oystercatcher - Roger Degiorgio

Amateur Bird Competition (Grouse)
1st: Colin Scott
2nd: Peter Scott
3rd: A Hogg

Amateur Mammal Competition (Polecat)
1st: J Ditchfield
2nd: A Hogg
3rd: none

Amateur Fish Competition (Salmon)
1st: Peter Scott
2nd: Peter Scott
3rd: none

Credits Awarded

Specialist Credits

  • Steve Massam - Pipestrelle Bat, Woodcock, Moorhen and Newts

qualifying Steve Massam as a Bird Specialist

Standard Credits

  • Roger Degiorgio - Oystercatcher
  • Erling Mørch - Lizard and Polecat
  • Colin Scott - Song Thrush and Perch
  • Peter Scott - Mullet
  • Gary Tatterton - Chaffinch
  • J Thomas - Gadwall
  • Barry Williams - Barn Owl

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