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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

a  silver gilt glove buttonhook

Item reference: 8630
Dimensions: 3 and 1/8 inches overall
Condition: minor loss of gilding
Price: £8 GB
Status: Sold

a Victorian silver handled BOOT buttonhook with spiral twist handle and London steel shaft.

Item reference: 3448
Dimensions: 10 inches overall
Condition: assay & makers' marks erased through a lifetime of use & sundry "dings"
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

a novelty American celluloid buttonhook in the form of a jockey

Item reference: 3587
Dimensions: 5 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: small chip to the jockey's cap
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

a ball agate handled buttonhook with steel shank

Item reference: 3503
Dimensions: ball 7/8th inches diameter, 4 inches overall length
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: Sold

an Edwardian  silver handled glove Art Deco buttonhook by Asprey & Co the famous London jeweler, founded in 1872 at 166/169 New Bond Street, London. It is hallmarked London 1913

Item reference: 8636
Dimensions: 5 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £22 GB
Status: Sold

a Victorian silver handled buttonhook of intermediate size by Edward Souter Barnsley, established at 45 Frederick Street, Birmingham  in 1887. It is hallmarked for Birmingham 1897

Item reference: 3598
Dimensions: 7 inches overall
Condition: good antique original with nice aged patination of the steel shank
Price: £12 GB
Status: Sold

an Italian micro mosaic glove buttonhook by unrecorded maker  J.E&Co

Item reference: 3600
Dimensions: 2 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original, tiny blemish on shank but no missing tesserae
Price: £50 GB
Status: Sold

a silver handled buttonhook of intermediate size by an American maker, probably Webster Company. The embossed design shows a ladies face with long tresses.

Item reference: 3597
Dimensions: 6 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £10 GB
Status: Sold

an Edwardian silver handled buttonhook by Spurrier & Co, established in 1883 at 14 George Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1906

Item reference: 3573
Dimensions: 9 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £10 GB
Status: Sold

A floral embossed silver handled buttonhook with silver plated shaft with no identifying makers or assay marks.

Item reference: 3582
Dimensions: 8 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold