Stolen Mao Zedong calligraphy cut in half by unwitting buyer in Hong Kong

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Stolen Mao Zedong calligraphy cut in half by unwitting buyer in Hong Kong” – below is their description.

    A calligraphy scroll made by Mao Zedong said to be worth HK$2.3 billion (US$297 million) was torn into two pieces after being resold for a few hundred Hong Kong dollars to a man who thought it was a counterfeit, Hong Kong police said on October 7, 2020. The scroll was allegedly stolen from the Hong Kong flat of a renowned collector along with coins and other calligraphy in what is believed to be the biggest heist in the city’s history. Support us: https://subscribe.scmp.com

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