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Hall Organ Co. (1920ca.)

Location:

Masonic Temple
215 Congress St
Portland, ME US
Corinthian Hall
Organ ID: 18763

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lodges and Clubs
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP ventil
  • 20 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 21 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear 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: 21
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 18, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from Charles Briggs.

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

Database Manager on August 02, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Stewart f shuster. -- Upon further examination on 7/28/2009 I found that the only borrowing is the Ped Flute 8' from the Ped Open Diapason 16'

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

Database Manager on July 31, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Stewart f shuster. -- Spencer Orgoblow; mechanical swell shades -- Swell has 73 note chests

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

Database Manager on June 28, 2005:

Identified through information in Classified List of Hall Organs, published in 1929 by Hall Organ Co., West Haven, Connecticut.

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

Instrument Images:

Console and pipe facade: Photograph by Richard Pelland . Taken on 2020-10-22

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