Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1233, 1925)

Exhibited in the 1998 OHS convention(s)

Location:

Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist / Lotus in the Flame Temple/ The Sanctuary Denver
3101 West 31st Avenue
Denver, CO 80211 US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 9663

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Nondenominational Churches
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, but not in use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Benjamin Ehrlich on August 10, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 20 ranks. 1,395 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 20 stops. 320 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Austin Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 20
  • Registers: 320
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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 Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Benjamin Ehrlich on August 10, 2022.
Database Manager on November 02, 2013:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The console for this organ ended up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is presently (2013-10-31) for sale on ebay for $799.99. At the time of this update, no bids have been made.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1998

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Echo division from Aeolian Op. 1761 (1930) built for the O'Connor residence in Denver added to this organ about 1952 by Fred H. Meunier.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from an OHS Convention Handbook
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

View of auditorium and stage and organ grills: Photograph from an archival source: 1998 OHS Handbook, William T. Van Pelt, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken on 1997-05-04

Chancel organ chamber grilles: Photograph by Benjamin Ehrlich. Taken on 2022-08-10

Sanctuary interior facing east: Photograph by Benjamin Ehrlich. Taken on 2022-08-10

Current console: Photograph by Benjamin Ehrlich. Taken on 2022-08-10

Austin chamber Swell box: Photograph by Benjamin Ehrlich. Taken on 2022-08-10

Austin chamber wall and wood pipes: Photograph by Benjamin Ehrlich. Taken on 2022-08-10

Austin Universal Air Chest System nameplate: Photograph by Benjamin Ehrlich. Taken on 2022-08-10

Austin chest interior: Photograph by Benjamin Ehrlich. Taken on 2022-08-10

Austin chest interior: Photograph by Benjamin Ehrlich. Taken on 2022-08-10

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