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Appraisers sift China second-hand luxury market for fakes

AFP, 02 May 2021
It's the world's biggest market for luxury goods -- and their counterfeits -- so an expert eye for telling a bona fide Chanel handbag from a bogus one is a skill set in hot demand across China. In a Beijing classroom, shelves are stacked with handbags as would-be luxury appraisers are learning what it takes to tell real from fake.

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