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Bond Organ Builders, Inc. (1999)

Originally Whalley & Genung (1889)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church of Port Townsend
1111 Franklin St.
Port Townsend, WA 98368 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 47233

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 13 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 15 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front 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: 15
  • 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 January 04, 2016:

Updated through online information from Eamonn Clarke.

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

Database Manager on September 18, 2013:

Updated through online information from Sean Haley. -- Tonal modifications were performed ca. 1999 by Bond Organ Builders, Inc. of Portland, OR. Bond had performed restorative repairs to the organ ca. 1990-92.

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

Database Manager on January 21, 2013:

Updated through online information from Paul Dessau. -- date and other info taken from Bond website---- First Presbyterian Whalley & Genung, 1889 Port Townsend, WA 1990 II / 13 stops • 13 ranks restoration website, http://www.bondorgans.com/gallery_complete_list.html

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

Database Manager on January 15, 2013:

Updated through online information from Paul Dessau. -- date from Bond organ builder's website---http://www.bondorgans.com/gallery_restore_rebuild.html

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

Database Manager on October 08, 2010:

Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- This was the addition of a 2' Piccolo and an 8' Trumpet to the Swell division. The 8 ft. Oboe/Bassoon formerly on two knobs was made full-compass on just the Oboe drawknob. The former Bassoon and Tremolo knobs were used for the additions. And the Tremolo drawknob control has been relocated over the Great stopjambs - along with an added Zimbelstern drawknob.

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

Instrument Images:

Front of sanctuary with organ: Photograph by Michael Way. Taken on 2010-10-07

Organ case from left: Photograph by Michael Way. Taken on 2010-10-07

Keydesk from left: Photograph by Michael Way. Taken on 2010-10-07

Keydesk & pedalboard: Photograph by Michael Way. Taken on 2010-10-07

Left stopjamb: Photograph by Michael Way. Taken on 2010-10-07

Right stopjamb: Photograph by Michael Way. Taken on 2010-10-07

Added zimbelstern: Photograph by Michael Way. Taken on 2010-10-07

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