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Re: Help identifying and 'disassembling' a window - 1940s

Sorry I didn't respond earlier - glad I was able to save your windows. My parents house that had those windows was built in '56 and they were new in the house (maybe Anderson had a different line for new construction - it was a solid masonry house) and had never been painted internally, just the original stain and were well maintained overall. From what I remember, they only had a metal gasket and were really tight - didn't even have sash locks on the windows above grade level!

Re: Help identifying and 'disassembling' a window - 1940s

My windows from 1925 have a similar design. Interlocking metal strips at the parting bead and a metal seal on the sill along with metal guides along the tracks with a metal bead for further sealing. Then are very tight. I think better than the 2008 Silverline Vinyl replacement windows I installed on my last house. A few of my window leak only because they need to be reglazed.


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