Button hooks for sale

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

an Arts & Craft silver & shagreen  (sharkskin) handled buttonhook by unknown London maker. It is likely to have formed part of a sophisticated dressing set and shows traces of original gilding. The marks are difficult to read but the Lion Passant and Leopards head confirms a London assay for 1910.

 

Item reference: 3556
Dimensions: 7 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: 48 GB
Status: For Sale

an all-silver glove buttonhook by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at Regent Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1911

Item reference: 8747
Dimensions: 2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

one of a series of novelty mini folding glove buttonhooks, generally known as “Christmas cracker hooks”

This one has blue enamel scales and was imported by Cohen & Charles, established in 1890 at Thavies Inn House, London EC1

Item reference: 8749
Dimensions: 1 inch closed overall
Condition: oxidation of the steel shaft & minor loss of enamel
Price: £8 GB
Status: For Sale

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: For Sale

an all-silver spiral twist miniature glove buttonhook by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at Regent Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1912

Item reference: 8742
Dimensions: 1 and 3/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £10 GB
Status: For Sale

a silver handled glove buttonhook with steel shank by Spurrier & Co, established in 1883 at 14 George Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1908

Item reference: 8734
Dimensions: 3 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: distorted end cap + "ding"
Price: £8 GB
Status: For Sale

an all-silver miniature Victorian glove button hook by unknown Birmingham maker, assayed in Birmingham in 1899

Item reference: 8732
Dimensions: 1 and 3/4 inches overall
Condition: distorted shank
Price: £5 GB
Status: For Sale

an all-silver glove buttonhook by Adie & Lovekin, established in 1879 at Regent Street, Birmingham. It bears the ALLd makers mark but no identifying date letter

Item reference: 8738
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

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: For Sale

a banded agate handled glove buttonhook

Item reference: 8708
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: For Sale