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Joel Kantner (1862)

Exhibited in the 1976 OHS convention

Location:

Christ Church Little Tulpehocken
40 Church Rd.
Bernville, PA 19506 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 4012

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Interdenominational Churches
  • 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 Paul R. Marchesano on April 22, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 8 ranks. 412 pipes. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 8 stops. 8 registers.
Manual:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Andrew Krauss
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 19, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Andrew Krauss
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 8
  • Registers: 8
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 53
  • 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 hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: No pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on August 19, 2021.
Paul R. Marchesano on April 22, 2022:

Exhibited in the 2003 OHS Convention

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on April 22, 2022.

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 October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1976.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Cost $600. Bottom 12 notes of the Violin 8' are grooved from the Gedackt. The 15th is reversible from a knee lever.

OHS 1976 attributes the organ to Krauss, confusing it with an Andrew Krauss organ that was built in 1837 for Christ Church, Tulpehocken (near Stouchburg). Restored 1988 by Columbia Organ Works.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on April 22, 2022.
Taken from the 1976 OHS Convention Handbook: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on April 22, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Sanctuary Interior, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Left Drawknobs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Manual and Builder's Name Stencil: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

Church Exterior: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2002-05-01

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