A house of memories in Ha Long City

Hundreds of typical items of rich families in the past have been collected by a man in Ha Long City in Quang Ninh province.

Le Quang Trung, 43, has collected items from olden times for more than a decade. His three-storey house has become a mini museum with old itms such as copper candles, chicken-shaped irons, toad fans and loudspeakers.

The house is now a coffee shop, where people with the same passion come to exchange things and recall their memories of the old days.

Customers are mainly middle-aged people who come to look at a bygone era, along with memorabilia that are hard to find nowadays.

Each item in this small cafe is associated with a story of a bygone era. It was a time when he only dared to look at well-to-do families from afar.

Items collected by Trung:

Người đàn ông 'gom' đồ của nhà giàu xưa bày kín căn nhà 3 tầng

A corner of the first floor is full of items that were used during the subsidy period.

Người đàn ông 'gom' đồ của nhà giàu xưa bày kín căn nhà 3 tầng

Trung and his chicken-shaped iron.

Người đàn ông 'gom' đồ của nhà giàu xưa bày kín căn nhà 3 tầng

Old items are neatly arranged on shelves.

Người đàn ông 'gom' đồ của nhà giàu xưa bày kín căn nhà 3 tầng

A black and white TV.

Người đàn ông 'gom' đồ của nhà giàu xưa bày kín căn nhà 3 tầng

Copper lamps.

Người đàn ông 'gom' đồ của nhà giàu xưa bày kín căn nhà 3 tầng

The items used by the rich in the past.

 
Người đàn ông 'gom' đồ của nhà giàu xưa bày kín căn nhà 3 tầng

A typewriter.

Người đàn ông 'gom' đồ của nhà giàu xưa bày kín căn nhà 3 tầng

A record player.

Người đàn ông 'gom' đồ của nhà giàu xưa bày kín căn nhà 3 tầng

Many items are unfamiliar to today's youth.

Người đàn ông 'gom' đồ của nhà giàu xưa bày kín căn nhà 3 tầng

The second floor of Trung's house is also full of old things.

Người đàn ông 'gom' đồ của nhà giàu xưa bày kín căn nhà 3 tầng

A pipe, a radio, and a water bottle of wartime.

Người đàn ông 'gom' đồ của nhà giàu xưa bày kín căn nhà 3 tầng

A small corner in Trung's house.

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