Button hooks for sale

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

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

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

a banded agate handled glove buttonhook

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

a faceted amber handled glove buttonhook

Item reference: 8709
Dimensions: 3 and 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £15 GB
Status: For Sale

a gilt metal telescopic glove buttonhook with chatelaine ring and inscription PAT. SEP.21.8.75

 

Item reference: 8646
Dimensions: 2 and 3/8 inches closed, 3 and 3/4 inches open
Condition: good antique original
Price: £18 GB
Status: For Sale

a gilt metal propelling glove buttonhook inscribed PAT MCH 16 86

Item reference: 8662
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches closed
Condition: surface "dings" commensurate with age
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

a gilt metal propelling chatelaine buttonhook with patent info inscribed PAT MCH. 16 86

Item reference: 8653
Dimensions: 2 and 1/4 inches closed
Condition: some wear to the gilt finish
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

a  silver gilt glove buttonhook

Item reference: 8630
Dimensions: 3 and 1/8 inches overall
Condition: minor loss of gilding
Price: £8 GB
Status: For Sale