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Henry Pilcher's Sons (Opus 1187, 1923)

Location:

Presbyterian Church
Demopolis, AL US
Organ ID: 16128

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 2 manuals. 9 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 9
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 30, 2012:

Updated through online information from David Finch. -- Originally tubular pneumatic electrified by Laverne Norwood Birmingham, AL in 1960s. New keyboards and coupler action and stop key assembly from Klann. New Laukhuff blower installed in chamber

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on April 06, 2005:

Identified through information in Volume VI p. 126 of the Pilcher factory ledger and a list of Pilcher organs typed by William E. Pilcher of Louisville. See the document referenced below.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on April 06, 2005:

Original price: $3,350

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Pilcher Organs: Open In New Tab Summary of Pilcher Sources by Soosie Schmitt
Document created on 2005-04-05
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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