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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

a miniature folding glove hook with scales of 9ct gold

Item reference: 8685
Dimensions: 1 and 1/8 inches closed
Condition: slight wear but good strong folding action
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

a gold filled reversible scabbard cased  glove hook by Foster & Bailey, of Providence, Rhode Island USA

Item reference: 8668
Dimensions: 2 and 3/4 inches overall closed
Condition: good antique original
Price: £32 GB
Status: Sold

a solid gold loop buttoner marked 14ct in perfect condition

(N.B scrap price for 14ct gold was £26.85 per gram mid November)

Item reference: 8684
Dimensions: 2 and 3/8 inches overall, weight 3 grams
Condition: good antique original
Price: £48 GB
Status: Sold

a novelty gilt metal glove hook with Stanhope drum attachment. The images have deteriorated and are unreadable

Item reference: 8688
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches excluding chain & drum
Condition: chain broken and images unreadable
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a delicate gilt metal folding glove hook

Item reference: 8678
Dimensions: 1 and 1/2 inches closed
Condition: folding action very worn
Price: £5 GB
Status: Sold

a gilt metal glove hook with gold shank

Item reference: 8671
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: discoloration on reverse of handle
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

a miniature gilt metal glove hook with security pin

Item reference: 8683
Dimensions: 2 inches overall excluding chain & pin
Condition: good antique original
Price: £24 GB
Status: Sold

a miniature folding glove hook with solid gold scales inlaid with turquoise enamel

Item reference: 8682
Dimensions: 1 and 1/2 inches closed
Condition: some wear but good folding action
Price: £25 GB
Status: Sold

an American solid 14ct gold loop buttoner with Art Deco 1930’s style engine turned decoration

(N.B scrap price for 14ct gold was £26.85 per gram mid November)

Item reference: 8670
Dimensions: 3 and 3/4 inches overall, weight 4 grams
Condition: good antique original
Price: £60 GB
Status: Sold

an unusual glove buttoner with chain and greco/roman fob in a bronze coloured finish as opposed to the more usual gilt or silver.

Item reference: 8690
Dimensions: 6 and 1/2 inches including chain & fob
Condition: good antique original
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold