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Miller (?) California Sliding Glass Door Handle

A home owner from Herscher, IL says:
The house was built in 59. The door is original. There is a lable at eye level on the stationary part of the door that says (I think) Miller California. It is in the center where the two meet.
The handle is chromed steel with a plastic piece inbetween which you grab on to. That snapped on the outside of the door. It looks like the handle will need to be removed to reinsert a new piece.
Are you familar? Do you have anything that will work?

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Mike from SWISCO responded:
Kevin, please submit a few photos of your handle so we can take a look.
A handy person from Manchester Connecticut says:
I need a replacement door handle assembley for a Miller California 6'sliding glass door. Home is a 1964 ERA build.I have attached a few pictures.
User submitted photos of door handles.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thank you for your patience in this matter. I'm afraid we weren't able to find an exact match for this door handle. However, you might want to consider substituting with our 82-005 surface-mount handle and lock kit. This comes with a keeper, so you can mount that directly on your door jamb in the appropriate spot.
A home owner from Herscher, IL says:
Would this replacement handle just "bolt up" or would it require drilling or other modifications to the door or frame/jam.
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
It depends on what the distance is between your existing handle's installation holes, center-to-center. For the 82-005, this measurement is 4-15/16". If yours does not match this, then you might want to contact a local locksmith to help you out.
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