Pipe Organ Database

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Hinners Organ Co. (1906)

Location:

United Methodist Church
Platteville, WI US
Organ ID: 24647

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 16 ranks. 913 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 16 stops. 16 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • 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: 16
  • Registers: 16
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 15, 2006:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was installed in the front, right corner for the chancel. It was removed from the church in 1971. It is presently (November, 2006) in storage at an antique store in McFarland, Wisconsin. The owners are asking only $1,700.00 for the organ.

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 the Keyboardtrader.com sale listing - June 2006
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case in front, right corner: Photograph by Photographer unknown, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1971

Side of case: Photograph by Photographer unknown, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1971

Great pipework with facade pipes removed: Photograph by Photographer unknown, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1971

Pedalboard with sticker action, foot trundles, and expression shoe: Photograph by Photographer unknown, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1971

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Vintage postcard, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1910

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