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Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 899, 1932)

Location:

Residence: Donald Roebling
700 Orange Avenue
Clearwater, FL 33756 US
Organ ID: 24700

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 9 ranks. 549 pipes. 2 manuals. 7 stops. 22 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 22
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets on slanted jambs.
  • Combination Action: Blind action not moving stop controls.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 12, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from Thomas R. Thomas. -- Organ was sold to a R.C. church in Washington D.C. for installation in chapel. They never installed and was sold again by Alan Laufman to a private party in Boston to be installed by Ed Nickerson. Instrument was part Aeolian and part Skinner. Chests were AEolian and pipes, pedalboard and manuals were Skinner (transitional period)

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:
With Duo-Art player attachment; now owned by Thomas R. Thomas of Palm Beach and incorporated with 1924 Austin, #1235A as demonstration organ in the Concert Room of Thomas-Pierce, Inc; for sale in 1991.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From Allen Kinzey: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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