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Alvinza Andrews (Opus 1, 1837)

Location:

Presbyterian Church
Vernon Center, NY 13477 US
Organ ID: 1775

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 3 ranks. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 4 stops. 4 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 4
  • Registers: 4
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 59
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 14, 2008:

Updated through online information from Scot Huntington. -- Second-hand here, likely originally Presbyterian Vernon, NY. Installed in rear gallery ca. 1854, moved to front of church ca. 1910. Electric blower fitted ca. 1930, disconnected ca. 1959 and unplayable since. Church closed 12/25/06. Organ purchased by S.L. Huntington & Co. October 2007 and in storage. To be restored and relocated to St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Westford, NY. -- GGG, AAA-f3. GGG# added ca. 1930

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Builder's Nameplate: Possibly Alvinza Andrews ?

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Unplayable. [Older OHS lists show this as George N. Andrews.]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
History and Description: Open In New Tab Notes from Scot Huntington
Document created on 2007-12-31
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photograph by Scot Huntington. Taken on 2006-11-01

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