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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

a “tigers eye” ball agate handled buttonhook with steel shank

Item reference: 3502
Dimensions: 5 inches overall, ball is 7/8th inches diameter
Condition: good antique original
Price: £22 GB
Status: Sold

a silver handled Victorian BOOT buttonhook with hexagonal handle of alternate plain & engraved panels. The maker is John Barnard Jackson  established in the 1880’s at 24 Regent Place, Birmingham. The hallmark is for Birmingham 1888.

 

Item reference: 3515
Dimensions: 13 & 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £48 GB
Status: Sold

an American silver handled buttonhook with amethyst glass finial by unknown maker. It is marked simply STERLING

Item reference: 3528
Dimensions: 7 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £25 GB
Status: Sold

an all silver buttonhook & shoehorn combination by Richard Comyns, established in 1924 at 54 Marshall Street, London. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1923. A good heavy quality item weighs 97 grams 

Item reference: 3520
Dimensions: 10 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £48 GB
Status: Sold

a silver handled buttonhook   by Arthur Cook, established in 1899 at 6 Carver Street, Birmingham

Item reference: 3514
Dimensions: 7 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £10 GB
Status: Sold

a silver handled French glove buttonhook by unknown maker with poinçon mark.

Item reference: 3523
Dimensions: 6 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: Sold

an agate handled glove hook with silver collar & brass shank

Item reference: 3513
Dimensions: 5 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £22 GB
Status: Sold

a magnificent matching pair of late Victorian silver handled buttonhook & shoehorn by Hilliard & Thomason, established in 1847 at 1/2 Spencer Street, Birmingham. They are hallmarked Birmingham 1900

Item reference: 3525
Dimensions: buttonhook 14 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £80 GB
Status: Sold

a Victorian agate handled glove buttonhook with silver shank by George E Walton & Co Ltd, established in 1886 at 52/54 Hylton Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked for Birmingham 1898

Item reference: 3526
Dimensions: 3 and 7/8 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £18 GB
Status: Sold

an Art Nouveau silver handled buttonhook by William Vale & Sons, established in 1883 at 82/83 Unett Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked for Birmingham 1916

Item reference: 3517
Dimensions: 7 & 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £8 GB
Status: Sold