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Coburn Organ Co. (1915)

Originally A. B. Felgemaker Co. (Opus 1218, 1915)

Location:

Castle Theatre
6 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60603 US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 68275

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on May 07, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 7 ranks. 2 manuals. 7 stops.
Main:
  • Built by A. B. Felgemaker Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 7
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on May 07, 2021.
Jim Stettner on May 07, 2021:

Identified from the Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ by David L. Junchen. This was an organ contracted by the theatre with Coburn; but then subcontracted by Coburn to nd built by Felgemaker.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on May 07, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Theatre facade: Photograph from an archival source: Cinema Treasures website, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1925

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