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Distinction:

Erie, Pennsylvania, dates unknown; Pekin, Illinois, c. 1922.
Classification: Organ Supplier

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September 20, 2015:

From Builders editor Stephen Hall, March 23, 2018. -

The entry in Fox's Guide for Illinois Pipe Supply Co. reads:

"A metal pipe shop operated by Fred W. Krebs and Alfred Gautschi [Gautchi] within the Hinners Organ Co. factory of Pekin, Illinois, c. 1922; firm probably closed in 1936 when Hinners ended pipe organ work."

Sources:

  • David H. Fox, "Illinois Pipe Supply Co." A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev.ed. (Richmond, Va': Organ Historical Society, 1997), 165.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders,, rev. ed., by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va': Organ Historical Society, 1997). -

With A. Gottfried & Co. firm of Erie, Pennsylvania; established the Illinois Organ Supply Co., of Pekin, Illinois, c. 1922, pipes, associated with the Hinners Organ Co. of Pekin, Illinois; pipemaker.

Sources:

  • Barbara Owen.
  • The American Organist: September 1960.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 0 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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