This set is most likely 30 years old. (We also have the matching tub set.) I'd like to replace all of the faucet innards or replace the entire set. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Many thanks.

see picture please side view cartridge [broken piece from inside full assembly[4] full assembly

  • How about a picture from the side? Information about the sink could also be useful, as the faucet may be specific to the sink. – Daniel Griscom Mar 20 '16 at 2:33
  • Added 2 more pictures and some explanation. – mts Mar 20 '16 at 12:51

I'll ante up with American Standard. Remove the top stem(s) under the handle(s), take it to the store & match up a replacement. Keep the old stem(s) until you're good & sure everything's proper.

  • I think this is very close. The handles on mine have a slightly different shape. But I think you're on the right track in that it might be an old American Standard. Many thanks! – mts Mar 20 '16 at 12:52
  • If it's that old, then it's definitely an American Standard. Take the valve with you to the store & you'll find an exact replacement good for another 30-years. Don't toss any old valves for a few months or until you're sure everything's solid. – Iggy Mar 20 '16 at 13:01
  • Well, I think the innards have broken when I removed the cartridges so I may need more than just the cartridges. There is a piece that mates with the bottom of the cartridge inside the brass cylinder that is now free. I think it is supposed to be permanently attached. I'll post a picture or two. – mts Mar 20 '16 at 13:24
  • Sorry my fault, the cartridge is the whole stem. I doubt you'll find just the plastic stuff, but definitely look. – Iggy Mar 20 '16 at 13:34
  • I posted more pictures. So you think I'll be able to find the entire brass assembly? See picture. (Note this is not the 3885 (newer version of mine?) that apparently has plastic handles. Mine is all satin chrome-plated solid brass, which is why I am trying to salvage it.) – mts Mar 20 '16 at 13:59

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