Pipe Organ Database

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Alfred Führer (1980)

Location:

Residence: Mrs. Claire Thomas
3335 76th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98004 US
Organ ID: 19128

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, but not in use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 4 ranks. 224 pipes. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 4 stops. 6 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear 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: 6
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Suspended tracker.
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 07, 2018:

Updated by James R. Stettner, the builder.
Mrs. Thomas has retired and is moving to a new residence. The organ is available for purchase and is advertised in the Seattle AGO website and newsletter and on Facebook "Pipe Organ Garage Sale." Best offer.

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

Database Manager on June 27, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The two side flats of five pipes each contain the capped metal, over-length basses of the 4' Rohrflöte. The center flat of 25 pipes is notes 1-25 of the 2' Prinzipal. All of the visible mouths of the facade pipes are painted mouths - with the true mouths all facing inside the case.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on July 18, 2005:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Two of the stops: 2' Principal and 1-1/3' Quinte, are divided into bass (24 notes) & discant (32 notes). Free-standing and encased with an attached, projecting keydesk. 3-sectional facade with 35 pipes arranged: 5-25-5. Removed from previous residence in Bellevue by John Moir, President of Balcom & Vaughan Pipe Organs, Inc. Reinstalled and tuned by Don Myers and Jim Stettner of Balcom & Vaughan Pipe Organs, Inc. on July 30, 1992.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the keydesk July 30, 1992
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case in gallery: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1992-07-30

Upper case & facade: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1992-07-30

Lower case & keydesk: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1992-07-30

8' Gedackt reinstalled: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1992-07-30

8' Gedackt and 4' Rohrflote: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1992-07-30

8' Gedackt, 4' Rohrflote, & 1-1/3' Quinte: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1992-07-30

Action inside case: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1992-07-30

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