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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

an all-silver figural glove button hook by Crisford & Norris, established in 1896 at 118 Vyse Street, Birmingham and hallmarked for Birmingham 1906. The Reg’d Number 383089 confirms the design registration for 1906.

This is the smallest of the group of Mr Punch buttonhooks by Crisford & Norris

Item reference: 3547
Dimensions: 2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a gold loop buttoner with chain & enamel floral cornucopia fob

Item reference: 3552
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £50 GB
Status: Sold

a WW1 Trench Art buttonhook converted from a cartridge case with buttons attached possibly from an artillery regiment

Item reference: 3559
Dimensions: 4 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a silver handled buttonhook with Scottish thistle glass amethyst stone finial by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at 23 Frederick Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked for Birmingham 1911

Item reference: 3545
Dimensions: 5 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £35 GB
Status: Sold

a silver & gilt metal propelling glove hook embossed with a coiled snake & gem stone eyes

Item reference: 3546
Dimensions: 2 and 1/2 inches closed
Condition: good antique original
Price: £48 GB
Status: Sold

a gold filled retractable glove buttonhook by L W Fairchild & Co of New York NY USA It is marked PATD. FEBY. 24. 85

Item reference: 8673
Dimensions: 2 inches closed
Condition: good antique original
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a large, heavily weighted Victorian  BOOT buttonhook by the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd, established in 1880 at 112 Regent Street, London. The chased handle design features a “putti”  firing an arrow, plus a dove and a squirrel. The date letter is rubbed

Item reference: 3543
Dimensions: 13 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £38 GB
Status: Sold

a miniature ball & eagles claw glove buttonhook. The claw is white metal and the ball banded agate

Item reference: 8719
Dimensions: 2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £10 GB
Status: Sold

a miniature steel glove buttonhook with bone scales inscribed with an armorial Regal crest

Item reference: 8729
Dimensions: 2 and 3/8 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £10 GB
Status: Sold

an agate handled glove buttonhook with steel shank

Item reference: 8713
Dimensions: 2 and 3/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: Sold