counter tops ... back in the day ....

All of the houses around here were build in 1900 to 1910. Lots of them still have the old, built-in-place cabinets complete with the metal sink bases with porcelein tops where the sides (area to air-dry dishes) are one-piece with the sink bowls. These are probably from the late 40s or 50s.
Back then, they built the counter-tops out of plywood. They layed down a thin, rigid counter top on it, pretty much like a piece of laminate if you were laminating something yourself. They held it in place with a piece of metal (probably aluminum) trim. It went maybe 1/4 inch over the laminate and 1" down the side. It was nailed in place.
I can't use a standard counter top because I would then have to raise the sink and I would have issues with draws on the returns. So I want to just pull out the old laminate and replace it.
Does anyone who's work on this type of kitchen have any idea where I can get any of the metal moulding that they used back then?
Thanks in advance.
Pat.
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________________________________________________________________ I bought some not too long ago at a local (not big box) hardware store/ lumberyard. The guys there called it "bathtub molding".
Hope this helps, Mark
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