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    Annie Oakley: Her Button Hook! Here is one of the most unusual Annie Oakley items ever to be offered at public auction. It is a three-piece button hook of hardwood with brass fittings. At a quarter-inch over a yard long, it would allow the five-foot tall Annie to button her shoes without even stooping over. This once would not have been a consideration for her. But after a series of accidents and operations, Annie spent much of the last decade of her life wearing back and leg braces. Thus a tool which at first glance seems frivolous became a necessity for the fiercely independent Annie Oakley. This lot is from the collection of Bess Edwards, grand-niece of Annie Oakley, and will be accompanied by a signed letter from her authenticating this item as described. For more information, please click here.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    24th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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