"Persian Red" Crane Fixtures (Windsor)

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"Persian Red" Crane Fixtures (Windsor)

Postby Willa » Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:42 am

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-plumbing-sink-toilet-shower/windsor-area-on/retro-burgundy-sink-and-toilet/1313695705?enableSearchNavigationFlag=true

I spotted these and forwarded them to Manalto, hoping that the lid would fit his toilet but alas. His set is T'ang Red from Amereican Standard.

The price is great - $ 75.00 CAN.

I hope someone will snap these up to make a daring powder room.

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Some reference for burgundy fixtures. They go all the way back to the 20's but this set is from the 50's:

https://retrorenovation.com/2016/04/06/red-bathroom-colors-midcentury/



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Re: "Persian Red" Crane Fixtures (Windsor)

Postby 1918ColonialRevival » Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:50 pm

Hope someone gets those who can use them!

Standard's first colored fixtures hit the market in 1927, I want to say. Other manufacturers quickly followed suit. I agree this set looks post-war. They would be just right for someone doing a "Space Age" restoration.

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Re: "Persian Red" Crane Fixtures (Windsor)

Postby Manalto » Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:16 pm

Nice to have the chrome legs; my Standard sink is a wall mount.

I'd love to see someone put these to use too. I think the dark color makes it adaptable to a variety of periods, if historical accuracy isn't critical.
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