Best Shot' Trophy 1907 NAMR; Joseph Palmer; 1907; 1996_183_1-2


Best Shot' Trophy 1907 NAMR

About this object

A trophy 'Presented By Joseph Palmer Jeweller Whangarei to the 3rd Regiment A.M.R. V. for highest aggregate score at 500 600 & 700 Yds Range.' Then 'Reallocated for Best Shot. Hotchkiss Gun.' Engraved after are winners of the competition. 'Represented to Ruawai D.H.S. Cadets By the North Auckland Mounted Rifles 1950' 1907 Cpl. H.T. Head Score 153, 1908 Sgt. M.J. Mackesy Score 102, 1927 Tpr. J.S. McKeown Score 111, 1928. Tpr. McAinch, G. Score 108, 1929 Sgt. Morrison 116, 1930 Tpr. Cosgrave 108, 1931 Cpl. Cliff R.G. 125, 1931/32 Cpl. Garland J.H. B Sqdn 83, 1932/3 Tpr. Dixon S.H. A. Sqdn 87, 1933/4 T/Sct McLean H. C Sqdn 95, 1935 Tpr Dodds E.M. C Sqdn, 1936 Tpr. Fleming J.H. B Sqdn 82, 1937L/Cpl. Pendray J. B Sqdn 78, 1955 St. R King, 1956, Sgt. P. Pangari, 1957 Sgt. R.G. Perreau, 1958 J.G. Blagrove, 1959 Cpl. W. Pihema, 1960 W.J. King Sgt., 1961 J.W. King G.S.M., 1962 S.U.D.W. King, 1963 W/O 1 C. Robinson.' Made with electroplate nickel silver, featuring three crossed rifles as a stand with a kauri base.


Joseph Palmer

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Date Made


Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

electro plate nickel silver


21cm length x 10.7cm diameter

Subject and Association Description

rifle trophy 1907 NAMR

Credit Line

Ruawai College Board of Trustees

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