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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 774, 1929)

Location:

St. Paul's Memorial Reformed Church
151 North 9th Street
Reading, PA 19601 US
Organ ID: 23551

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Reformed Churches (RCA, CRC, URC, PRC)
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on July 26, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 30 ranks. 1,968 pipes. 3 manuals. 28 stops. 33 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 July 26, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 28
  • Registers: 33
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 26, 2018.
Database Manager on January 17, 2008:

According its website, St. Mark's Episcopal/Anglican Church, Glendale, California has bought the organ. It will be installed there in 2008 by an undisclosed builder.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 26, 2018.

Database Manager on September 28, 2006:

Updated through online information from J.T. Ellenberger. -- Beautiful organ in a dying downtown church.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 26, 2018.

Database Manager on May 10, 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:
Extant in 1989.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Jonathan Bowen: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

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