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Henry Pilcher's Sons (1939)

Originally Henry Pilcher's Sons (1896)

Location:

St. Augustine R.C. Church
48 N. Hanover Street
Minster, OH 45865 US
Organ ID: 17401

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on July 12, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 27 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 31 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 12, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 31
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 12, 2019.
Database Manager on July 12, 2019:

Updated by Jared Post, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 13, 2019.

Database Manager on April 23, 2019:

Updated by Jared Post, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 23, 2019.

Database Manager on April 07, 2005:

Identified through information in Vol. VIII p. 173 of the factory ledger and a list of Pilcher organs typed by William E. Pilcher of Louisville. For more information see the document referenced below.

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

Database Manager on April 07, 2005:

Original price: $5500 Rebuild. Also 1895 2-20 Pilcher.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist from church archives: Open In New Tab Original document from Jared Post. Originally published 2019-04-08
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 08, 2019.
Pilcher Organs: Open In New Tab Summary of Pilcher Sources by Soosie Schmitt
Document created on 2005-04-05
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exteriior: Photograph by Nyattend, released to public domain.. Taken on 2009-11-07

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