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    Default Need help identifying faucets

    See photos of mini widespread and 8 inch widespread faucets. Any help identifying the manufacturer would be greatly appreciated!
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    Those designs are almost generic with the various "custom" manufacturers. They could be California Brass, Artistic Brass, or any of a dozen other brands, many of them out of business. A photo of the stem will often identify who made the basic unit, but not always who added the artistic design to it.
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    See attached photos of faucet stems. Any idea who made the basic unit?
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    In the lower photo, the spout reminds me of American Standard Jasmine, but I don't think the handles are right for that. The cartridge could be AS, similar to 994053-0070A

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    After months of research, I may have found the manufacturer of the widespread stems... Brasstech Faucet Part (FLU-4685 and 4686). My question is whether I can replace faucets with a trim kit made by Brass Tech?
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    Brasstech is not a faucet brand per se, it is a conglomerate. http://www.brasstech.com/ Your faucet is a dated design, and the availabilty of trim is doubtful.

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    Plan would be to replace entire faucet on two sinks and roman tub. Replacing valve on the roman tub would be difficult and requires removing tile. Would a Newport Brass trim kit work on existing valve?

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