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Breckels & Matthews (1906)

Location:

St. PaulÂ’s Presbyterian Church
553 Gould St.
Wiarton, ON N0H 2T0 CA
Organ ID: 26875

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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: Pneumatic
  • 9 ranks. 515 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 9 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic chests
  • Position: In a case 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: 3
  • Stops: 9
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard not meeting AGO standards.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on June 30, 2007:

CASEWORK: Oak, with hand-painted stenciling on the façade pipes.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on June 30, 2007:

Console is detached, tubular action, not mechanical.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from W. A. Richardson
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Bellows and rock weights: Photograph by W. A. Richardson. Taken on 2007-05-05

Pedal pipes: Photograph by W. A. Richardson. Taken on 2007-05-05

Great pipes: Photograph by W. A. Richardson. Taken on 2007-05-05

Swell pipes: Photograph by W. A. Richardson. Taken on 2007-05-05

Pedals: Photograph by W. A. Richardson. Taken on 2007-05-05

Façade - details: Photograph by W. A. Richardson. Taken on 2007-05-05

Console: Photograph by W. A. Richardson. Taken on 2007-05-05

"Choir loft, organ": Photograph by W. A. Richardson. Taken on 2007-05-05

Hand pumping the organ: Photograph by W. A. Richardson. Taken on 2007-05-05

Tubing and valves: Photograph by W. A. Richardson. Taken on 2007-05-05

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