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Vintage sinks with internal faucet

I stumbled across this pair of vintage Standard pedestal sinks at a salvage store in Seattle. They were taken from a 1928 Tudor style home in the city.  I was intrigued by the faucet that seems to be internal to the basin. I have a couple of questions for the forum: 1) how does this faucet layout actually work with modern plumbing attachments or does it need to be reworked? 2) can the internal faucet be bypassed and have a new fixture installed in the center hole?  3) does this style have a name?



Re: Vintage sinks with internal faucet

Not being able to see the underside I can't answer all you questions, however the center unit operates the sink stopper and is not part of the faucet. I will guess that being that age the faucets are washer and seat units and can be reworked.



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