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Hope-Jones Organ Co. (1909)

Location:

Residence: Peter Plumb / Alfred Brinkler
Portland, ME US
Living room
Organ ID: 10981

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from John Bishop on April 25, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 3 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Great, Swell, Choir, Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Hope-Jones Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from John Bishop on April 25, 2020.
Free-standing console on living room floor.:
  • Built by Hope-Jones Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from John Bishop on April 25, 2020.
John Bishop on April 25, 2020:

An article about this organ by Harold Stover was published in THE TRACKER, volume 48, number 2.

We received the most recent update for this note from John Bishop on April 25, 2020.

Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 2004.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Taken from console: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from John Bishop on April 25, 2020.

Taken from console: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from John Bishop on April 25, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case: Photograph by Peter Plumb, owner, submitted by John Bishop. Taken on 2020-04-20

Case and Console: Photograph by Peter Plumb, owner, submitted by John Bishop. Taken on 2020-04-20

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Peter Plumb, owner, submitted by John Bishop.

Alfred Brinkler, Municipal Organist in Portland, Maine 1934-1952: Photograph by Unknown, submitted by John Bishop.

Interior pipes: Photograph by Peter Plumb, owner, submitted by John Bishop.

Interior pipes: Photograph by Peter Plumb, owner, submitted by John Bishop.

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