hooked clasps

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hooked clasps
Note (en)
Metal fittings, the outer end of which is rolled over to form a hook which is more less semi-circular in cross section, the inner end of which is attached to the fore-edge of a book board, by means either of a clasp strap or a hinge. The clasp hooks could be made from cast metal or made out of strips of metal. They can be shaped and decorated in many different ways.
Note (nb)
del av bokspenne, som regel av metall, der enden er bøyd for å kunne hektes i spennens motsatte del
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