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 & Crafts pair of buttonhook & shoehorn with spot hammered handles by  an unknown London maker. The maker’s mark is rubbed but they are hallmarked London 1918

Item reference: 3535
Dimensions: buttonhook 10 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £45 GB
Status: For Sale

an engraved silver handled buttonhook by Spurrier & Co, established in 1883 at 14 George Street Birmingham. The date letter is rubbed.

Item reference: 3530
Dimensions: 10 & 1/2 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £25 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 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 miniature banded agate handled glove hook

Item reference: 3370
Dimensions: 3 inches overall
Condition: good antique original
Price: £12 GB
Status: For Sale

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