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C. Franklin Legge Organ Co. (1930)

Location:

Zion United Church
69 Pearl Street North
Hamilton, ON L8R 2Z1 CA
Organ ID: 51267

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Andrew Henderson on July 21, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 manuals. 40 stops.
All:
  • 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
  • Stops: 40
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 06, 2013:

Updated through online information from John Speller.

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

Database Manager on May 03, 2013:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by John Speller, using information found in Brochure issued by the Franklin Legge Organ Company Ltd., Toronto, c. 1930. -- The brochure is available online at: http://ia600709.us.archive.org/6/items/cfranklinleggeor00toro/cfranklinleggeor00toro.pdf

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

Instrument Images:

Image of organ case and chancel from undated (ca. 1930?) company brochure.: Photograph from an archival source: From Catalog: "C. Franklin Legge Organ Company Limited: builders of high-grade electro-pneumatic pipe organs", submitted by Andrew Henderson. Taken approx. 1930

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