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Estey Organ Co. (Opus 1810, 1920)

Location:

Estey Studio
London, GB
Organ ID: 27168

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Retail Stores: Department stores, Music stores, etc.
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on September 01, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP ventil
  • 12 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 27 stops. 12 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 01, 2020.

Swell:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 01, 2020.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 01, 2020.
Main:
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 12
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on September 01, 2020.
Database Manager on July 10, 2007:

Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Identified through information in the Estey Opus List as published in the Boston Organ Club newsletter (1973-79). Organ had a player. Not sold until 1933 at which time it was acquired by English organ building firm J.W. Walker & Sons.

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

Instrument Images:

Estey organ in storage in its previous home: Photograph by Previous Owners (Via new owner Carl Heslop), submitted by Carl Heslop. Taken approx. 2008

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