Estey Organ Co. (Opus 1189, 1913)

Location:

St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic
Swampscott, MA US
Organ ID: 28199

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case 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
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 29, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Eric Anderson. -- Dispersed to make way for relocated 1879 2/19 Geo. Stevens from First Baptist, Milford, NH

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

Database Manager on December 27, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from Eric Anderson. -- Organ is playable, yet unused and in poor condition. Reconfigured/Rebuilt by Williams Organ Service c. 1960, some work in early 80s. Contains parts from another Estey.

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

Database Manager on September 07, 2007:

Identified by James R. Stettner through information from the Estey Opus List, published in The Boston Organ Club newsletter, 1973-1979.

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

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