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Distinction:

Pekin, Illinois, c. 1922.
Classification: Organ Supplier

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May 07, 2018:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991; rev. ed., 1997, with updated information). —

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:

  • Allison Alcorn-Oppedahl.
  • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 2 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1989), 902.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 27, 2019.

October 30, 2004:

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 Alfred Gautschi in Pekin, Illinois, c. 1922; associated with the Hinners firm of Pekin, Illinois.

Sources:

    • Allison Alcorn-Oppedahl.
    • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 2 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1989), 902.

    We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 27, 2019.

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