Button hooks for sale

A selection of items for sale. Visit our contact page if you wish to enquire about availability or shipping details.

a ball agate handled buttonhook with steel shank

Item reference: 3503
Dimensions: ball 7/8th inches diameter, 4 inches overall length
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

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: For Sale

a ball agate handled buttonhook with steel shank

Item reference: 3500
Dimensions: 4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: For Sale

a ball agate handled buttonhook with steel shank

Item reference: 3501
Dimensions: ball 1 inch diameter, length 4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

a large Victorian silver handled BOOT buttonhook with London steel shank by Horton & Allday, established in 1860 at 195 Warstone Lane, Birmingham. The heavy silver handle depicts  the “Wind Man or Green Man” character (viz  a legendary being primarily interpreted as a symbol of rebirth, representing the cycle of new growth that occurs every spring. The Green Man is most commonly depicted in a sculpture, or other representation of a face which is made of, or completely surrounded by leaves). 

The BOOT hook is hallmarked Birmingham 1894 and has a registration design number  Rd 165399 confirming the design 1891

Item reference: 3467
Dimensions: 12 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £38 GB
Status: For Sale

a Victorian silver handled BOOT buttonhook with spiral twist handle and London steel shaft.

Item reference: 3448
Dimensions: 10 inches overall
Condition: assay & makers' marks erased through a lifetime of use & sundry "dings"
Price: £15 GB
Status: For Sale

A Victorian silver handle BOOT buttonhook by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at 23 Frederick Street, Birmingham. Although there are no assay marks, this design is  in the Buttonhook Society records as being produced between 1981 to 1899. It was produced in four sizes, this boot hook being the largest.

Item reference: 3377
Dimensions: 12 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £38 GB
Status: For Sale

a miniature glove hook with banded agate handle

Item reference: 3365
Dimensions: 2 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

a silver handled buttonhook with no distinguishing marks but almost certainly by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at 23 Frederick Street Birmingham. The company made a number of this designed buttonhook in different sizes.

Item reference: 3368
Dimensions: 7 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £22 GB
Status: For Sale

a Mother of Pearl handled glove hook with silver collar by H F Daltrey & Co, established in 1885 at 38 Fore Street, London E.C

Item reference: 3363
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £8 GB
Status: For Sale