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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 609, 1926)

Location:

Residence: Sidney Frohman
1315 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870 US
Music Room
Organ ID: 23275

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 11 ranks. 642 pipes. 2 manuals. 9 stops. 18 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 18
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 08, 2014:

Updated through online information from kathleen failor.

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

Database Manager on February 07, 2014:

Updated through online information from kathleen failor. -- We are hoping to get this organ in playable condition again.

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

Database Manager on April 15, 2006:

Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
With player attachment; extant; owned by Col. J. F. Weeks, Ret. in 1989.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Allen Kinzey via <i>The Aeolian-Skinner Archives</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by kathleen failor. Taken on 2014-01-22

Great pipework: Photograph by kathleen failor. Taken on 2014-01-22

Player rolls: Photograph by kathleen failor. Taken on 2014-01-22

Building exterior: Photograph by kathleen failor. Taken on 2014-01-22

Harp: Photograph by kathleen failor. Taken on 2014-01-22

Blower motor: Photograph by kathleen failor. Taken on 2014-01-22

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