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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

a brass fireside buttonhook CYMRU celebrating Three Welsh Ladies in traditional dress

Item reference: 3522
Dimensions: 5 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

a Victorian silver handled buttonhook by Henry Charles Freeman , established in 1870 at 31 Hatton Garden. London. It is hallmarked London 1888.

Item reference: 3541
Dimensions: 8 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £10 GB
Status: Sold

a Victorian silver handled BOOT buttonhook by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at 23 Frederick Street, Birmingham. Although the assay marks are rubbed, The Buttonhook Society has records of this design manufactured in 1888

Item reference: 3537
Dimensions: 14 & 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £35 GB
Status: Sold

a Victorian silver handled buttonhook with chased handle & acorn finial by Joseph Gloster Ltd, established in 1888 at 35 Vyse Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1898

Item reference: 3531
Dimensions: 9 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £22 GB
Status: Sold

a brass duck with agate ball finial, part of a range of novelty animal glove hooks in a combination of brass and agate

Item reference: 3538
Dimensions: 4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £35 GB
Status: Sold

a silver handled buttonhook by Watrous  Mfg Co,, established in 1890 at Wallingford, Connecticut USA. It is marked STERLING.

Item reference: 3529
Dimensions: 7 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £20 GB
Status: Sold

a  novelty ladies leg buttonhook in mottled black & red celluloid by Somers & Co, Shoe Store Suppliers, established in 1876 in Newark, New Jersey

Item reference: 3540
Dimensions: 5 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £16 GB
Status: Sold

a bright cut steel glove buttonhook likely to be from the latter part of the 19th Century

Item reference: 3536
Dimensions: 3 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original, slight discoloration is camera reflection
Price: £25 GB
Status: Sold

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