Estey Organ Co. (Opus 2043, 1922)

Location:

National Cash Register Company
S.Main St.
Dayton, OH US
NCR Auditorium
Organ ID: 29221

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on October 11, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP ventil
  • 45 ranks. 3,074 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 41 stops. 45 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 41
  • Registers: 45
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Push-button stop controls/Luminous pistons
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on November 22, 2022.
Jeff Scofield on October 11, 2022:

The organ went to the Victoria Theater in Dayton in 1978; the building was demolished the following year.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on October 11, 2022.

Database Manager on September 22, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from Lawrence Stofer. -- Original lighted "Cash Register" push buttons replaced with angled jamb stop keys by Estey in 1920s. BUilding razed.

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

Database Manager on September 29, 2007:

Identified by James R. Stettner through information from the Estey Opus List, published in The Boston Organ Club newsletter, 1973-1979.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From THE DIAPASON July 1922: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on October 11, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Building exterior: Photograph from an archival source: ebay.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. Late 1940's

Console: Photograph by From THE DIAPASON September 1923, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1923

Console: Photograph by Estey Organ Co., submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1925

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