Window not staying open

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Old 11-16-18, 02:16 PM
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Window not staying open

Hello,
I recently had a part fall out of the corner of a very old window and it won't hold itself up anymore. I really just need to know what the part is called so I can get myself a new one and figure out how to put it back in. Any and all assistance is appreciated. Picture is below, sorry about the image quality/mess.

Here is the part in question.

I believe the house was built sometime in the 1950s, and I think the windows might be the originals.
 
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Old 11-16-18, 03:27 PM
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You won't find parts for those. Might as well cut a board to fit under it to keep it up, or a small block nailed to the side if it's the top sash that is falling down.
 
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Old 11-16-18, 03:47 PM
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You can buy window sash spring clips that will go between the window and the frame.

something like this

https://www.amazon.com/Prime-Line-25...12H0F29CA1V1F5

Most home improvement stores will selll them in pairs
 
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Old 11-16-18, 03:54 PM
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Norm, this window has some of the first spiral/spring balances, so unless he can remove the sash and remove both both balances, I don't think spring clips will work.
 
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Ah yes,I see what you mean. The stick idea works!
 
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If the wood is good in this corner of the window, drill a new mounting screw hole to the right of the existing hole in the bracket and reattach bracket.
 
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