Pipe Organ Database

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Wm. King (& Son) (1891)

Exhibited in the 1996 OHS convention

Location:

Hope Presbyterian Church
S 33rd Street near Wharton Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146 US
Organ ID: 9470

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • 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 Paul R. Marchesano on March 06, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 17 ranks. 924 pipes. 2 manuals. 17 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 17
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Paul R. Marchesano on March 06, 2021:

Building, designed by Charles W. Bolton, was dedicated December 9, 1888. "Not long after the dedicatoin of the church, the beautiful pipe organ was installed..." The organ cost "more than $3,500" according to church histories.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on March 06, 2021.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
1996 OHS Convention Handbook: Open In New Tab Mechanical action. Stoplist from console and pipework examination, printed in the 1996 Convention Handbook.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on March 06, 2021.

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