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Reuter Organ Co.

Location:

Bethel Reformed Church
611 7th St.
Sheldon, IA 51201 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 70019

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, but not in use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on January 15, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • 21 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 20 stops. 36 registers.
Gallery:
  • Built by Reuter Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 20
  • Registers: 36
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Shawn P. Keith on January 13, 2022.
Shawn P. Keith on January 13, 2022:

Organ is listed for sale, January 2022, as "does need to be removed by the end of January" due to new facilities being built following a fire elsewhere in the building.

We received the most recent update for this note from Shawn P. Keith on January 13, 2022.
Posted in an eBay listing: Open In New Tab Originally published January 2022
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Shawn P. Keith on January 13, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Display, showing Hoofdwerk and Pedaal 8' Praestant ranks (independent) and Zwelwerk enclosure behind.: Photograph by eBay listing, January 2022, submitted by Shawn P. Keith. Taken approx. January 2022

Console: Photograph by eBay listing, January 2022, submitted by Shawn P. Keith. Taken approx. January 2022

Inside expression box, Pedaal 16' Fagot at rear, Zwelwerk 8' Kromhoorn at front.: Photograph by eBay listing, January 2022, submitted by Shawn P. Keith. Taken approx. January 2022

Inside Zwelwerk expression box, 8' Trompet at left, 8' Fluit Douce and Celeste (Hoofdwerk) at right.: Photograph by eBay listing, January 2022, submitted by Shawn P. Keith. Taken approx. January 2022

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