Pair Clow & Sons Broughton Stebbins Self Closing Bathroom Faucets 1898 Patent


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As Found pair of circa 1898 self closing HOT & COLD faucets. One is clearly marked James B. Clow & Sons Chicago Improved Broughton Patent Feb 1 1898 E Stebbins Mfg Co Brighton MA. The markings are not as clear on the second unit. Offered As Found Untested. Handles depress and return to an upright position when released. Each is marked with a porcelain marker on the topside. HOT & COLD. The COLD marker seems to have been reversed at some time when it was disassembled in the past. The handle is also slightly off center. See images. This could be reversed the next time the unit is disassembled. Cold marker does have a tight crack. Some pitting to a largely intact original finish. RARE set. Additional pictures and measurements available upon request.

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