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David E. Wallace & Company LLC (1969)

Originally E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings (Opus 845, 1876)

Location:

Residence: David Wallace
Gorham, ME 04038 US
Organ ID: 7315

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 2 ranks. 116 pipes. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 6 stops. 2 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: 1
  • Stops: 6
  • Registers: 2
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • 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 flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 04, 2017:

Updated by David E. Wallace, who maintains the organ.
This organ has been owned by David Wallace since its removal from Immaculate Conception RC Church in Calais, ME in August of 1969. It is a demonstration instrument in the shop of David E. Wallace & Co. LLC Pipe Organ Builders and is occasionally loaned to churches as a temporary instrument while their primary instrument is ongoing repair by Wallace & Co.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From Wallace residences, Scarborough, ME. Also used temporarily c. 1995 at 1st Parish Cong., Yarmouth, ME.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stop list taken from the console: Open In New Tab Original document from David E. Wallace. Originally published 2017-02-03
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Keydesk: Photograph by David E. Wallace. Taken on 2010-03-25

Organ Case and Keydesk: Photograph by David E. Wallace. Taken on 2010-06-12

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