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Balcom and Vaughan Pipe Organs, Inc. (Opus 812, 1975)

Location:

Peninsula Lutheran Church
6509 38th Ave. NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335 US
Organ ID: 22443

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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: EP unit
  • 9 ranks. 555 pipes. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 7 stops. 21 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 21
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 11, 2008:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on December 29, 2005:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner.

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 console September 26, 2015
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ and console: Photograph from Balcom and Vaughan Scrapbook; submitted by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1976-05-14

Great Pipe Display (1997): Photograph by James R. Stettner.

Console (1997): Photograph by James R. Stettner.

Pipe Display: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2015-09-25

Console: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2015-09-25

Great Stops: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2015-09-25

Swell Stops: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2015-09-25

Pedal Stops: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2015-09-25

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2015-09-25

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