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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

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

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