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The Aeolian Co. (Opus 1722, 1930)

Location:

Residence: William F. Raskob
10 Monchanin Road
Wilmington, DE 19807 US
Organ ID: 41707

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 20 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center 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: 3
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets on angled jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 24, 2016:

Information from The Aeolian Pipe Organ and Its Music by Rollin Smith (OHS: 1990)
Contract: December 17, 1928, $20,980
Contract December 17, 1928, $5,355 Steinway Duo-Art piano style OR and have it connected to organ
Contract: April 13, 1929, $900 purchase and have piano installed
Contract: June 18, 1930, $3,650, Concertola added
Shipped: September 12, 1930

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Database Manager on July 30, 2009:

Identified through online information from Paul W. Harris. -- Aeolian-Skinner Opus 887-X2 added to the instrument as a Choir division in 1938.

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Internal Communication: Wholesale Department to Accounting: Open In New Tab Addition of Piano and Delaware Representative; Wholesale and Retail Cost
Document created on 1930-07-30
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Addition to the Specification: Open In New Tab Signed contract letter adding Steinway piano to the "Organ to be installed"
Document created on 1930-06-13
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Contract Specification for a new pipe organ: 1722: Open In New Tab Specification with pencil annotations
Document created on 1928-12-16
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Additions. Signature Page of Contract Specifications: Open In New Tab Addition of Piano to contract for 1722, with signatures
Document created on 1930-06-24
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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