David Parker BSc(Hons) ASFAV

Managing Director

Managing Director 

Weapons and Militaria Specialist

After a successful business career, being a lifelong shooter, weapons collector and historian, David founded and ran The Rochester Armoury for 10 years before joining The Canterbury Auction Galleries in 2011 as a Consultant. David was promoted to General Manager (Director Designate) in 2015, Director in 2017 and Managing Director in 2020.  His other fields of expertise are jewellery and watches. 

He was proud to be admitted into the Worshipful Company of Arts Scholars in 2019 after being made a Freeman of the City of London.