Pipe Organ Database

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Patrick Murphy (1988)

Originally Hinners Organ Co. (1905)

Location:

Residence: Robert Bruce Whiting
Schwenksville, PA 19473 US
Organ ID: 2608

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on October 14, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider, Information unknown or not applicable
  • 21 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 18 stops.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 15, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 15, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on October 15, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Hinners Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 18
  • 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: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Foot Trundles
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on October 15, 2021.
Paul R. Marchesano on October 14, 2021:

Originally Hinners 2-18, 1905, location unknown.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on October 14, 2021.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1989.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Moved here from Where? Relocated, rebuilt & enlarged to 2-21 by Patrick Murphy in 1988.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ facade and case: Photograph from an archival source: Builder ad, 1989 OHS Handbook, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1988

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