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A selection of buttonhooks which have been sold from 2007.

a gilt metal glove buttonhook

Item reference: 8679
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: slight wear to the gilding
Price: £12 GB
Status: Sold

an all-silver buttonhook from the famous American ‘SHIEBLER’ – a factory for sheer range and beauty of design it excelled in everything it produced .George W Shiebler was acknowledged for his skill and cleverness of the designs and became noted for their medallion work, inspired by the excavations at Pompeii & Herculaneum.

this folding glove buttonhook does feature the Greco/Roman heads and is marked PATENT 83CC STERLING plus the winged “S”

Item reference: 8759
Dimensions: 2 inches closed
Condition: good antique original
Price: £75 GB
Status: Sold

a bronze coloured folding buttonhook/shoehorn inscribed Milady’s Shoehorn and advertising the NEWHOUSE HOTEL, Salt Lake City. Also J.L.S Mfg Co Newark N.J and  finally PATENT PENDING

Item reference: 8652
Dimensions: 5 inches open, 2 and 3/4 inches closed
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: Sold

an elegant  glove hook with gilt metal handle and chatelaine ring 

Item reference: 8644
Dimensions: 4 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £24 GB
Status: Sold

a gilt metal glove buttonhook, unmarked

Item reference: 8648
Dimensions: 2 and 3/8 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: Sold

a gilt metal glove buttonhook, unmarked

Item reference: 8649
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £10 GB
Status: Sold

a gilt metal & silver propelling buttonhook with chatelaine ring, unmarked

Item reference: 8661
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches closed
Condition: good antique original
Price: £36 GB
Status: Sold

a gilt metal glove buttonhook with chain & fob

Item reference: 8696
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches excluding chain & fob
Condition: discoloration of the chain
Price: £18 GB
Status: Sold

a 9ct gold chatelaine glove buttoner with long gilt metal watch chain

Item reference: 8704
Dimensions: 15 & 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £36 GB
Status: Sold

a 9ct gold loop buttoner with gilt chain & gold fob

Item reference: 8692
Dimensions: 2 and 1/2 inches excluding chain & fob
Condition: minor distortion to the loop
Price: £32 GB
Status: Sold