The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: Joan Lippincott
Wellfleet, Massachusetts 02667

OHS Database ID 19597.

Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 3, 2019.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Balanced mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 2 divisions. 5 stops. 6 registers. 5 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs. No enclosed divisions. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • Identified through information from the builder's web site. (Database Manager. November 5, 2005)
  • Updated through on-line information from Paul Fritts. (Database Manager. February 21, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jude Fritts. (Database Manager. June 8, 2009)
  • Updated from information provided by Erik McLeod of Paul Fritts & Co. -- The organ has been donated by Joan Lippincott to Princeton Theological Seminary where it will be reinstalled in a choral rehearsal room. The organ removal by Erik McLeod began October 3, 2019. (James Stettner. October 3, 2019)

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Organ case with keydesk and facade. Photograph by Erik McLeod 2019-10-03
Lower case with keydesk and pedalboard. Photograph by Erik McLeod 2019-10-03
Detail of facade and carved pipe shades. Photograph by Erik McLeod 2019-10-03

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  • Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Stoplist copied from the builder's website
    Wellfleet, Massachusetts
    Residence: Joan Lippincott
    PAUL FRITTS & CO., Opus 21, 2001 - Original Specifications
    MANUAL I                                     COUPLERS (Drawknob)
       8'  Gedackt                      58          Manual II to Pedal
       4'  Principal              (II)  –-          Manual I  to Pedal
       4'  Rohrflöte                    58
       2'  Octave                       58          Manual II to Manual I
    MANUAL II                                    ACCESSORIES
       8'  Principal                    58          Tremulant
       4'  Octave                       5_
       No independent registers
    ACTION: Mech. Key & Stop     VOICES: 5     STOPS: 6     RANKS: 5     PIPES: 28_
    Sources: Fritts opus list; photos
    Residence: Joan Lippincott
    164 Long Pond Rd. 
    Wellfleet, MA. 02667                         Documented: October 3, 2019
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Stoplist copied from the builder's website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.