- Tony is originally from Manchester and grew up in the Antiques trade. By 15 he was acting as a ‘spotter’ for his father.
- Tony apprenticed as an auctioneer at Artingstall and Hind auction house.
- Tony has run antique shops in England and Canada specializing in 18th and 19th Century furniture and sterling silver.
- Tony’s Master’s Thesis, Rogues of the Road: Highwaymen and Highway Robbery in 18th Century England explores not only the myths and legends of the time, but how changes in technology led to the growth of highway robbery.
- Tony worked in TV as a ‘Miscellaneous’ expert on the Canadian Antiques Roadshow for 3 seasons. He has a broad range of knowledge and is often sought out to identify items that others can’t.
Set Consultation Services
- Before immigrating to Saskatoon in 1990, Tony worked on the Coronation Street set.
- He has supplied furnishings for various period sets while in the UK.
- Tony is now expanding his antique consultation services from the Comox Valley to the Lower Mainland.
Learn how Tony can help your TV and movie production. Get in touch!
- call or text: 250-702-9131
- email: Tony@TonyDuke.ca