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Rare 1964 vintage bathroom sinks and faucets from Truman Newberry house

vintage bathroom sink faucetAnother inventive midcentury bathroom product — a wonderful oddity — to jones over today: A lovely pair of 1960s American Standard sinks with yummy push-pull faucets. I wanna push-pull faucet!  Many thanks to the seller, who gave me permission to feature these photos for our woddity archive. Oh — and snap ’em up, somebody: These are for sale on craigslist in Raleigh, North Carolina [link now expired].  These sinks also have provenance, the listing says:

Two American-Standard 1960s unique sinks with Push-Pull faucets in excellent condition. These are vintage yet contemporary sinks installed by modern architect Truman Newberry in his 1964 personal house in Raleigh, NC. They are in perfect working order and come with their original metal sink frames and stoppers. These are a rare find!

  1. Marion says:

    Well never count out the magic of eBay and Etsy. I found a never installed faucet just like this, and about a month later a used one with the cool faceted lucite handle. That one needed some TLC but it’s installed now and is working perfectly. I’d be happy to share photos but can’t figure out how to do that!

  2. Bob Brown says:

    I have two of these faucets in a 1964 house I just purchased. I am looking for repair kits so I can rebuild these faucets. I also have matching tub and shower sets. I found rebuild kits for the tub and shower parts at http://www.nyrpcorp.com. However, I cannot find the sink faucet parts. Any help would be appreciated.

      1. Carl Howard says:

        I have a constant drip in my 1964 American Standard push pull sink faucet. Is there anyone that can help me without pulling the sink apart. Old home hard to get to the nuts and bolts. ?

        1. Pam Kueber says:

          deabath.com is my go-to source, not sure how much they know about A-S, though… give them a try…. good luck!

  3. Janet in ME says:

    WOW! Just noticed this – I have one of these faucets if anyone is interested. We removed the crappy 1970’s vanity from our 1957 ranch and replaced it with a period wall hung sink that was definitely original to the bathroom. Phil was cursing because I made him remove it from the countertop before it went to the landfill. I love that faucet but cannot use it. Everything in the house was from Sears and we thought the faucet was too, but now I wonder. It was dripping when we moved in but looks like it is an easy fix.

  4. jamie s says:

    I have three of these faucets, they work perfectly. no drips at all for a faucet of that age is remarkable.

    they do mix the water,

    I took one apart because the cold pressure was low. There is a cap on the back of the faucet that comes off. Mine still had paper instructions in it as to how and clean the screens inside. Cleaned it out and it is as good as new.

  5. Dana says:

    I wanted these sinks so badly for my MCM Bathroom renovation I would’ve paid much money but sadly I think Australia was too far away and they’re gone from Craigslist now. Some lucky bunny out there is very happy right now and I’d love to see them fitted in someones dream home.

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