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an Edwardian silver handled buttonhook by Edward Souter Barnsley, established in 1887 at 45 Frederick Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1907.

Item reference: 3407
Dimensions: 10 and 3/4 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 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

an Edward V11 Art Nouveau silver handled buttonhook with embossed “Putti”by Levi & Salaman, established in 1873 at 18/20 Hockley Street, Birmingham. It is hallmarked Birmingham 1902.

Item reference: 3379
Dimensions: 9 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £22 GB
Status: For Sale

a  robust fruit wood buttonhook dating from the early to mid 1800’s This style of buttonhook predates the late Victorian ladies fashion for silver items and would have been used by a man. Generally made from a fruit wood and  hand turned on a lathe. It is very tactile!

Item reference: 3387
Dimensions: 5 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £18 GB
Status: For Sale

a  robust fruit wood buttonhook dating from the early to mid 1800’s This style of buttonhook predates the late Victorian ladies fashion for silver items and would have been used by a man. Generally made from a fruit wood and  hand turned on a lathe. It is very tactile!

Item reference: 3386
Dimensions: 5 inches overall
Condition: shrinkage crack & minor chip otherwise good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

yet another one of the longest BOOT silver handled buttonhooks this time by John White, established in 1888 at 29 Percival Street, Clerkenwell, London EC. and hallmarked Birmingham 1888.The quality of the workmanship is impressive, it is made in heavy gauge silver and the steel shank has an added decoration with a hot forged twist.

Item reference: 3374
Dimensions: 15 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £72 GB
Status: For Sale

an ebony handled combination BOOT buttonhook & shoehorn of exceptional length with applied silver monogram . 

Item reference: 3373
Dimensions: 15 inches overall
Condition: the ebony shoehorn is cracked at the top
Price: £10 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