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BuilderID 4472

Builder Identification

Washington, DC, 1939; Smithsburg, Maryland, 1940-1988

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

    Established by brothers Edgar B. and Harold Newcomer in Washington, DC, 1939; operated shop in Smithsburg, Maryland, 1940s; associated with the Moller firm of Hagerstown, Maryland, after World War II, sales, installation; service department in Washington, DC; firm sold to George Payne, 1983, as a division of the Lewis & Hitchcock firm of Vienna, Virginia; active in 1988.

    Staff: Irma J. Newcomer.

    Sources:

    • The Diapason December 1974, 2.
    • Correspondence of David H. Fox.
    • 1988 Organ Builders Directory published by the National Association of Pastoral Musicians, Washington, DC.

Database Entries

There are 8 entries in the database that describe organs by Newcomer Organ Co.


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