Prices in Old Hong Kong (1910s-1950s)

Submitted by Lewis on Thu, 02/29/2024 - 16:55

As a child, I always wondered about what could you purchase in Old Hong Kong. I remember my grandfather telling me that you could purchase a decent sized meal in the 1950s for only 5 cents. Also, in Harry Ching's war diary, he mentions that the price of bread rose to $1.50/pound.