Silver handled buttonhook No 3

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A small antique buttonhook with English silver handle impressed with a hallmark for Birmingham 1905. In modern times, the buttonhook could make a useful Engagement, pre-Wedding or Wedding present to assist in fastening those fiddly little buttons on Wedding Dresses or gloves.

The makers initials are indistinct but it’s possibly that the Silversmith might be Carrington and Co of Birmingham. However, we are not absolutely sure about this. We believe that this buttonhook was probably used to fasten the buttons on gloves.

The shaft is impressed with the words ENGLISH MAKE STEEL and is subject to some oxidisation which we have tried, with limited success, to show in the photographs. However, the buttonhook appears to be otherwise structurally sound.

The buttonhook measures just over 5.25in in length and given its size, is a remarkable survivor! Weighs just over 16g.

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