Investors and collectors gather at L&H Auction’s vintage tea exhibition and auction in November 2019. Photo: HandoutInvestors and collectors gather at L&H Auction’s vintage tea exhibition and auction in November 2019. Photo: Handout
Investors and collectors gather at L&H Auction’s vintage tea exhibition and auction in November 2019. Photo: Handout

Vintage Chinese teas are beating stock, commodity indices as prices soar at Hong Kong auction

  • A stack of seven compressed cakes of Tong Xing Hao Puer tea from the 1920s went for HK$8.4 million (US$1.08 million) at autumn auction
  • Surge in prices has followed recent phenomenon in collectibles and memorabilia, from liquor to limited-edition sneakers
Topic |   Investing
Investors and collectors gather at L&H Auction’s vintage tea exhibition and auction in November 2019. Photo: HandoutInvestors and collectors gather at L&H Auction’s vintage tea exhibition and auction in November 2019. Photo: Handout
Investors and collectors gather at L&H Auction’s vintage tea exhibition and auction in November 2019. Photo: Handout
READ FULL ARTICLE