Mak Sing-yin shaped tin for 81 years, but refused to teach his trade to his descendants, saying they could make little money at it. Photo: Edward Wong Mak Sing-yin shaped tin for 81 years, but refused to teach his trade to his descendants, saying they could make little money at it. Photo: Edward Wong
Mak Sing-yin shaped tin for 81 years, but refused to teach his trade to his descendants, saying they could make little money at it. Photo: Edward Wong

'Last' Hong Kong tinsmith dies at 99, taking knowledge of his trade with him

Mak Sing-yin shaped tin for 81 years, but refused to teach his trade to his descendants, saying they could make little money at it. Photo: Edward Wong Mak Sing-yin shaped tin for 81 years, but refused to teach his trade to his descendants, saying they could make little money at it. Photo: Edward Wong
Mak Sing-yin shaped tin for 81 years, but refused to teach his trade to his descendants, saying they could make little money at it. Photo: Edward Wong
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