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Welte-Tripp Organ Corporation View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

South Beach, Connecticut, by 1930-1931.
Classification: Builder

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October 16, 2015:

For further information, see: W.W. Kimball Co.

 

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

August 26, 2015:

See main entry: Welte-Mignon Corporation [Welte Organ Co.]

 

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 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). Edited February 5, 2017, (Hall). -

The Welte-Tripp Organ Corporation succeeded the Welte-Mignon Corp.; It was established by Donald F. Tripp in South Beach, Connecticut, by 1930. The company was acquired by W.W. Kimball Co. of Chicago, July 1, 1931.

Staff: Charles M. Courboin; Nils Hillstrom; Charles Jack; Richard O. Whitelegg.

Sources:

  • The Diapason: January 1930, 17.
  • The Diapason: [month ommitted in Fox's Guide] 1931, 1.
  • David Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 2 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1989), 683.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 18 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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