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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

a gilt metal glove hook with gold shank & chain

Item reference: 8672
Dimensions: 2 and 1/8 inches excluding chain
Condition: good antique original
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a gilt metal retracting glove buttonhook, unmarked

Item reference: 8660
Dimensions: 2 inches closed
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: Sold

a gilt metal retractable chatelaine glove buttonhook by Aikin Lambert & Co

Item reference: 8658
Dimensions: 2 inches closed
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

an all-silver glove buttonhook by J Cook & Sons, established in 1888 at Livery Street, Birmingham. It displays an Irish shamrock above a hand and was assayed  Birmingham in 1905

Item reference: 8731
Dimensions: 2 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: some loss to the green agate
Price: £35 GB
Status: Sold

an all-silver glove buttonhook with Scottish thistle finial by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at 23 Frederick Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1903

Item reference: 8722
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £22 GB
Status: Sold

a chatelaine silver & turquoise glass handled glove buttonhook simply marked STERLING

Item reference: 8717
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £25 GB
Status: Sold

a silver and Connemara agate handled glove buttonhook by J Cook & Sons, established in 1888 at Livery Street, Birmingham. The agate image is of an Irish harp and the glove hook is hallmarked Birmingham 1901

Item reference: 8710
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £35 GB
Status: Sold

a silver and Scottish agate handled glove buttonhook by J Cook & Sons, established in 1888 at Livery Street, Birmingham. The agate image is of a Scottish thistle and the glove hook is hallmarked Birmingham 1910

Item reference: 8711
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: slight mis-alignment to the shank
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a Victorian  silver handled figural buttonhook in the form of a panther with emerald green paste stone eye .Although the assay marks are rubbed, it is recorded in the Buttonhook Society Records as being produced from 1897 to 1901 by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at Regent Street, Birmingham.

Item reference: 8570
Dimensions: 7 inches overall
Condition: good original with exception one green paste eye is missing
Price: £25 GB
Status: Sold

a silver-gilt glove buttonhook by Charles  Asprey & Co the famous London jeweler, founded in 1872 at 166/169 New Bond Street, London. It is hallmarked London 1904

 

Item reference: 8674
Dimensions: 4 and 3/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold