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William W. Laws

Location:

First Parish, Universalist
31 Main St.
Saugus, MA 01906 US
Organ ID: 36656

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Unitarian, Universalist, Unitarian-Universalist
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 9 ranks. 518 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 9 stops. 9 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 9
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 17, 2008:

Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was clearly either a rebuild of something, or a "new" organ made from recycled pipework. Source: extant organ documented April, 1988.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist copied from the console April 1988: Open In New Tab Typed Stoplist from James R. Stettner
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on June 16, 2019.

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