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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

a brass and agate ball buttonhook in the form of a serpent. Part of a range of novelty animal glove hooks in agate & brass

Item reference: 3539
Dimensions: 5 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £35 GB
Status: Sold

a brass novelty buttonhook with agate ball finial, one of a family of novelty agate buttonhooks

Item reference: 8634
Dimensions: 5 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a silver & gilt handled retractable buttonhook

Item reference: 8628
Dimensions: 2 and 3/8 inches closed
Condition: mechanism is damaged and hook distorted, does not retract
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

a miniature gold glove buttonhook with iridescent terminal

Item reference: 8623
Dimensions: 2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £38 GB
Status: Sold

a solid gold foldover miniature glove buttonhook

Item reference: 8627
Dimensions: 1 and 5/8ths open, 1 inches close
Condition: good antique original
Price: £40 GB
Status: Sold

a gilt metal retracting glove buttonhook, unmarked

Item reference: 8637
Dimensions: 2 and 3/8 inches closed
Condition: good antique original & nice smooth mechanism
Price: £12 GB
Status: Sold

a steel & brass folding glove buttonhook

Item reference: 8638
Dimensions: 1 and 5/8 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

an unusual ornamental glove buttonhook with interlocked rings in copper on steel shank

Item reference: 8641
Dimensions: 2 and 3/8 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

a one piece gold glove buttonhook

Item reference: 8632
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a French gold & enamel glove buttonhook with unidentified poincon mark

Item reference: 8624
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: very slight damage to the enamel only seen under a magnifier
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold