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Newcomer Organ Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Washington, DC, 1939; Smithsburg, Maryland, 1940-1988
Classification: Service Person

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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 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.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 24, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 8 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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