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Carlton C. Michell (1890ca.)

Exhibited in the 1996 OHS convention

Location:

Polite Temple Baptist Church
38 East Price Street
Philadelphia: Germantown, PA 19144 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 182

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on March 06, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 14 ranks. 780 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 15 stops. 20 registers.
All:
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 15
  • Registers: 20
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 26, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jonathan M. Bowen. -- Organ by C. C. Michell, in conjunction w/ Cole & Woodberry, Boston, MA

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

Database Manager on January 25, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jonathan M. Bowen.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Builder's Nameplate: Michell

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from OHS 1996 Convention handbook.. On-line update from Jonathan M. Bowen.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on March 06, 2021.

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