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Andover Organ Co. (Opus R-93, 1967)

Originally Wm. M. Goodrich (1831)

Location:

Second Congregational Meeting House Society, Unitarian
11 Orange St.
Nantucket, MA 02554 US
Organ ID: 29883

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Unitarian, Universalist, Unitarian-Universalist
  • The organ has been altered 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: Slider
  • 13 ranks. 665 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 13 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear 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: 13
  • Registers: 13
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 21, 2007:

Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- This was the complete mechanical restoration of the existing organ to its 1893 condition when rebuilt by George Peirce of Reading, Massachusetts. The reservoir was releathered. Pipework was cleaned and repaired as required. Stoppers were releathered. The action was rebushed. Other necessary repairs were made. No tonal changes took place.

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

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