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Unknown Builder (1895)

Originally Geo. H. Ryder (1895ca.)

Location:

Raymond United Methodist
51 Main St.
Raymond, NH 03077 US
Organ ID: 505

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 5 ranks. 259 pipes. 2 divisions. 1 manuals. 8 stops. 5 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: 1
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 8
  • Registers: 5
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 06, 2014:

Updated through online information from George Bozeman. -- Reservoir and feeder bellows releathered several years ago by George Bozeman, Jr. & Company. Organ in original condition. Left Jamb, top row, empty space, Violin/4ft. Cello/4ft. Left Jamb, bottom row, Blower's/Signal, Sub Bass/16ft., Pedale/Coupler; Right Jamb, top row, Dulciana/8ft., Melodia/Treble/8ft., Melodia/Bass/8ft., Right Jamb, bottom row, Open/Diap. Treble/8ft., Open/Diap.Bass/8ft., Tremolo, manual 4' coupler by hitchdown pedal centered, balanced swell shoe to far right of pedal board, nameplate Geo. H. Ryder & Co./Boston, information as of 5 December 2014

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

Database Manager on September 17, 2012:

Updated through online information from Paul Dessau.

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

Database Manager on September 27, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Unknown when the organ was relocated here from Epping or by whom. 3-sectional case with 17 gold-painted pipes arranged: 3-11-3. These are the unexpressive basses of the 8' Open Diap. Bass, which are the only unexpressive manual pipes. The bottom octave of the 8' Dulciana is grooved to the 8' Melodia Bass.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From Epping Methodist.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photo by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1989-03-16

Keydesk from the left: Photo by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1989-03-16

Keydesk from the right: Photo by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1989-03-16

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