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

a vintage gilt brass & agate buttonhook formed as a Scottish thistle.

Item reference: 3340
Dimensions: 5 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £28 GB
Status: Reserved

a Victorian silver handled BOOT buttonhook by Levi & Salaman, established in 1873 at 143 Newhall Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked for Birmingham 1889. These long handled boot hooks were sometimes described as “stout ladies hooks” because they helped to reduce bending down to fasten the buttons!

The design of the handle is reminiscent of a sea horse.

Item reference: 3336
Dimensions: 12 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £38 GB
Status: For Sale

a small steel folding bow glove hook

Item reference: 2684
Dimensions: 1 and 1/4 inches closed
Condition: aged patination and good strong hinge
Price: £8 GB
Status: For Sale

an all-silver Victorian glove hook by Edward Souter Barnsley, established in 1887 at 45 Frederick Street, Birmingham. This company made some of the earliest glove hooks when the fashion for ladies gloves developed. It is clearly hallmarked for Birmingham 1888.

Item reference: 10168
Dimensions: 1 and 3/4 inches overall
Condition: minor bruising to the handle
Price: £8 GB
Status: For Sale

a large buttonhook with Mother-of-pearl handle and silver collar

Item reference: 8589
Dimensions: 8 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £28 GB
Status: For Sale

a figural silver handled buttonhook by Adie & Lovekin of a golf club & the largest of this family of  buttonhooks .It is hallmarked for Birmingham 1910

Item reference: 8552
Dimensions: 8 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £32 GB
Status: Reserved

a silver handled buttonhook by Crisford & Norris, assayed in Birmingham in 1913

Item reference: 3267
Dimensions: 7 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: sundry tiny "dings"
Price: £8 GB
Status: For Sale

a charming little Victorian glove hook by Edward Souter Barnsley, established in 1887  at 45 Frederick Street, Birmingham. It is  hallmarked for Birmingham 1888

Item reference: 3272
Dimensions: 4 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

a silver handled glove hook by Adie & Lovekin hallmarked for Birmingham 1913

Item reference: 10207
Dimensions: 2 and 7/8 inches overall
Condition: bruise on handle
Price: £5 GB
Status: For Sale

A silver handled Art Nouveau button hook by Levi & Salaman, established in 1873 at 18/20Upper Hockley Street, Birmingham, the handle embossed with a lady with flowing locks. It is hallmarked for Birmingham 1901

Item reference: 8545
Dimensions: 9 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good original
Price: £25 GB
Status: For Sale