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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 887-X1, 1932ca.)

Location:

Aeolian-Skinner Company Showroom
677 Fifth Avenue / 53rd Street
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10022 US
Organ ID: 24679

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Showrooms for builders, exhibitors, etc.
  • 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 7 ranks. 427 pipes. 2 manuals. 5 stops. 28 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 5
  • Registers: 28
  • 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 November 08, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from James Cook.

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

Database Manager on November 16, 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:
Onne of two identical organs built at the same time. New York studio; X2 relocated to residence of William F. Raskob, Wilmington, Delaware in 1938

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Aeolian-Skinner Internal Memo: Open In New Tab Relaying instructions from G. Donald Harrison re: Swell Motors
Document created on 1932-11-03
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Aeolian-Skinner Internal Memo: Open In New Tab Relaying instructions from G. Donald Harrison re: Couplers
Document created on 1932-11-03
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Plan, Blower & Mech Rm.: Open In New Tab Drawing for Studio Layout
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Organ #887 X-1: Open In New Tab Typed Specifications, with handwritten annotations and corrections
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