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Distinction:

Portland, Oregon, from 1976.
Classification: Builder

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May 07, 2018:

Archived note: from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va: Organ Historical Society, 1991; rev. ed., 1997, with updated information). -

Established by Richard and Roberta Bond in Portland, Oregon, 1976. Active 1996.

Staff: Blake Applegate; Dean Applegate; Cheryl Drewes; Tim Drewes; Clifford Fairley, René Marçeau; Michael J. O'Dea; John Stump; Kelly Thorsell; Jess Wells.

Source:

  • Richard Bond.
  • Organ Handbook 1989 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1989), 29.
  • The American Organist January, 1983, 36.
  • Letter to David Fox.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

November 15, 2015:

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The following notes are from previous versions of this entry; they have been superseded by the note above which contains new information , or to correct errors or inaccuracies.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

October 30, 2004:

From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, November 15, 2015 -

Bond Pipe Organs Inc. was established by Richard and Roberta Bond in Portland, Oregon in 1976. By 2001, it was operating under the name Bond Organ Builders. The company builds and restores mechanical key-action instruments, and does service and restoration on electric key-action organs in the Northwestern United States. Their service territory covers five states: Oregon, California, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. The most recent new instrument listed on their website is opus 36.

Professional associations:

  • Associated Pipe Organ Builders of America (APOBA)
  • International Society of Organbuilders (ISO)

Source:

  • Bond Organ Builders, Inc. website, accessed November 15, 2015, http://www.bondorgans.com/.

 

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 73 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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