The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: A. B. Claflin / Charles A. Strong
Lakewood, New Jersey

OHS Database ID 58148.

Status and Condition

The organ is no longer at this location, and is presumed destroyed, dispersed or relocated.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 1, 2016.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 11 stops. 11 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.


  • Built in 1894 for Aeolian Company Showroom, West 23rd Street, New York City. Sold at unknown time to A. B. Claflin, Lakewood, New Jersey. (Steven E. Lawson. April 2, 2016)

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Organ Case, Keydesk, and Player. (early 1900's) Photograph from Aeolian Co. brochure; image courtesy Jim Lewis

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  • Specification from The Aeolian Co. brochure, courtesy Jim Lewis

  • Lakewood, New Jersey
    Mr. A. B. Claflin Residence (later Charles A. Strong Residence)
    The Aeolian Co.   Opus 728   1894   (built by Farrand & Votey)
    Originally in Aeolian Co. Showroom, 18 West 23rd Street, New York City
    2 manuals, 11 stops, 11 ranks        58-note Aeolian player
           GREAT ORGAN                        SWELL ORGAN
        8' Open Diapason      61           8' Violin Diapason    61
        8' Dulciana           61           8' Salicional         61
        8' Melodia            61           8' Stopped Diapason   61
        4' Gemshorn           61           4' Flute Harmonique   61
                                           8' Oboe               61
           PEDAL ORGAN
       16' Bourdon            30              COUPLERS
        8' Flute              30              Swell to Great
                                              Swell to Great Sub-octaves
           PEDAL MOVEMENTS                    Swell to Great Super-octaves
           Great Organ Piano                  Swell octaves
           Great Organ Forte                  Great octaves
           Swell Organ Piano                  Swell to Pedal
           Swell Organ Forte                  Great to Pedal
           Great to Pedal-reversing Pedal
           Balanced Crescendo and             ACCESSORIES
              Full Organ Pedal                Swell Tremulant
           Balanced Swell Pedal               Motor-starter
                                              Aeolian Ventil
                                              Aeolian Tempo
                                              Aeolian Reroll
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-04-01]
  • Specification from The Aeolian Co. brochure, courtesy Jim Lewis Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.