Ulster with Hook-

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Ulster with Hook-

Post by DMLEATH » Wed Jun 29, 2022 12:04 am

Good evening! I was wondering what this hook was used for? Thanks for any input!
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Re: Ulster with Hook-

Post by Gone2Three » Wed Jun 29, 2022 12:13 am

I believe that is called a button hook, that's some beautiful pearl ::tu::

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Re: Ulster with Hook-

Post by cody6268 » Wed Jun 29, 2022 12:15 am

If I recall correctly, these were used for the small buttons that used to fasten gloves, women's gloves in particular to be specific.

Nice find! I've mostly seen them from English and German makers, but not American.

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Re: Ulster with Hook-

Post by Mumbleypeg » Wed Jun 29, 2022 1:29 am

It wasn’t just gloves. These women’s shoes were the fashion rage around 1890 - 1915. If you wore them you’d want a tool to assist hooking them too! ::woot::

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Re: Ulster with Hook-

Post by DMLEATH » Wed Jun 29, 2022 10:22 am

Wow that’s interesting- thanks everyone!

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Re: Ulster with Hook-

Post by 1967redrider » Wed Jun 29, 2022 12:32 pm

I have some shirt buttons I could use a button hook for. The cuffs are always the trickiest. ::mdm::
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