Antiques trader Hei Honglu with his son, Andy Hei, in his office, in Tsim Sha Tsui. Picture: Jonathan Wong

Chinese dealers who made Hong Kong an antiques trade hub recall the glory days

Antiques traders – including many Muslims – fleeing China’s political turmoil set up in Hong Kong in the 1940s and made fortunes; now changing tastes, high rents and competition from auctions are pushing them out of business

Topic |   Old Hong Kong

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Antiques trader Hei Honglu with his son, Andy Hei, in his office, in Tsim Sha Tsui. Picture: Jonathan Wong
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