Steve Freeman at Gresham's showroom in Ap Lei Chau. Freeman got the idea for the auction house when he tried to sell some items in Hong Kong and discovered there wasn't a venue for the sale of "normal stuff". Freeman is confident the booming auction market will support his firm. Photo: Sam Tsang
Steve Freeman at Gresham's showroom in Ap Lei Chau. Freeman got the idea for the auction house when he tried to sell some items in Hong Kong and discovered there wasn't a venue for the sale of "normal stuff". Freeman is confident the booming auction market will support his firm. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong's middle market goes under the hammer

A new auction house is focusing on what founder Steve Freeman sees as a gap in the sales market - mid-priced 'normal stuff'

Steve Freeman at Gresham's showroom in Ap Lei Chau. Freeman got the idea for the auction house when he tried to sell some items in Hong Kong and discovered there wasn't a venue for the sale of "normal stuff". Freeman is confident the booming auction market will support his firm. Photo: Sam Tsang
Steve Freeman at Gresham's showroom in Ap Lei Chau. Freeman got the idea for the auction house when he tried to sell some items in Hong Kong and discovered there wasn't a venue for the sale of "normal stuff". Freeman is confident the booming auction market will support his firm. Photo: Sam Tsang
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