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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

an all-silver glove buttonhook with banded agate handle by Crisford & Norris, established in 1896 at 118 Vyse Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1903

Item reference: 8718
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £25 GB
Status: Sold

a WW1 Trench Art washer glove buttonhook

Item reference: 3567
Dimensions: 4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: Sold

a lovely quality all-silver glove fold-over buttonhook with no assay marks

Item reference: 8746
Dimensions: 1 and 1/2 inches closed
Condition: good antique original
Price: £18 GB
Status: Sold

a WW1 Trench Art washer buttonhook

Item reference: 3575
Dimensions: 5 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £10 GB
Status: Sold

an Art  Deco guilloche enamel & silver handled buttonhook by William Neale & Sons, established in 1870 at 29 Warstone Lane, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham with no identifying date letter

Item reference: 3579
Dimensions: 9 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original, slight shadow is camera reflection
Price: £28 GB
Status: Sold

a  silver handled buttonhook by Crisford & Norris, established in 1896 at 118 Vyse Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1906

Item reference: 3565
Dimensions: 8 and 5/8 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: Sold

A WW1 Trench Art glove hook with multiple washers handle

Item reference: 3568
Dimensions: 5 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

a Victorian silver handled buttonhook by Crisford & Norris, established in 1896 at 118 Vyse Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1898

Item reference: 3566
Dimensions: 7 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £10 GB
Status: Sold

a rare silver & ivory handled Victorian BOOT buttonhook by Henry Titterton Brockwell, a London Jeweller established in 1886 at 23 Brooke Street,  London EC. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1891.

The extreme length of the boot hook is reputed to aid ladies when fixing the boot buttons without bending when the fashion for button boots was introduced

Item reference: 3574
Dimensions: 18 inches overall
Condition: antique ivory has a propensity to shrink over years of use, the handle being repaired using silver pins. It is however structurally strong. The steel shaft is silver plated in keeping with the quality of the item
Price: £120
Status: Sold

a silver handled buttonhook by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at 23 Frederick Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1911.

Item reference: 3571
Dimensions: 6 and 3/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: Sold