The Dane inspired me to make this thread. All of these are 3/4" MPT.
I’ve seen plenty of old brass Moen cartridges, never a stainless one!When you see one of these old guys it's not hard to understand why they bothered to make MOEN cartridge rebuild kits. Now a days it seems kind of ridiculous, the idea of rebuilding a 15$ cartridge.
Says some patents still pending, my guess is pre-1970. I took it out about 6 months thinking it was a cross connection, it wasn't, and it was still working perfectly fine. I feel kind of guilty taking it out of service but I also know any other guy would have chucked this museum piece. Working for 50+ years ain't too bad...
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"The chrome plating flakes off and tears up the o-rings"
Absolutely correct speaking as a user or owner
...as a mfr. who designs in obsolescence, it's ideal