The 2008 BSCC Shell Show

1. Stavelia subdistorta (Recluz, 1852) – Koen Fraussen. 3rd in the ‘One species’ category. 2. Mimachlamys varia (L., 1758) – Graham Saunders. 5th in the ‘One species’ category.
3. Genus Fusinus – Selina Wilkins. Winner of the ‘One genus / family’ category. 4. Genus Fexopecten – Graham Saunders. Runner-up in the ‘One genus / family’ category.
5. ‘Unconchous’ – John Fray. 3rd in the ‘One genus / family’ category. 6. Palliolum tigerinum (Muller, 1776) – Koen Fraussen. Winner of the ‘British’ category and the Conchologists of America Award for best overall exhibit.
7. ‘British Conchophilately’ – Tom Walker. Runner-up in the ‘British’ category. 8. ‘Lochs & Sounds’ – Graham Saunders. 3rd in the ‘British’ category.
9. Ammonites from the Scunthorpe Ironstone – John Whicher. Winner of the ‘Fossils’ category and the Scotia Shield. 10. ‘Shell Aerodrome’ – Christopher Wilkins. 3rd in the ‘Junior ages 11 & under’ category.
10. ‘Shell Aerodrome’ – Christopher Wilkins. 3rd in the ‘Junior ages 11 & under’ category. 12. The Judges deliberating: (left to right) Terry Wimbleton, Simon Taylor (Judges’ Steward), John Fisher, Derek Howlett.
13. Club President Ken Wye presents Selina Wilkins with her certificate. 14. John Fray, a new exhibitor, receives his certificate from Ken Wye.
15. Presentation to Koen Fraussen, multiple award winner, by Ken Wye. 16. Regular junior exhibitor Christopher Wilkins receives his certificate.
17. Selina Wilkins receives the Peter Oliver Cup for best educational exhibit. 18. Theo Tamblyn is presented with the John Fisher Trophy for best junior exhibit.
19. Club President Ken Wye presents Club Chairman John Whicher with the Scotia Shield, awarded to the exhibit which best promotes interest in British Conchology. 20. Junior member Adam Ward receives the prestigious Walter Karo Award for the shell of the show, his perfect black Hexaplex cichoreus (Gmelin, 1791).






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