Owner (2017)

Originally Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (1935)

Location:

Residence: Terry & Mark Reitz
4973 Dabob Road
Quilcene, WA 98376 US
Organ ID: 60096

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • 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: EP unit
  • 4 ranks. 256 pipes. 1 divisions. 2 manuals. 4 stops. 20 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit 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: 1
  • Stops: 4
  • Registers: 20
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • 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 05, 2017:

Updated by James R. Stettner, who maintains the organ.
There is a 16' Vox Humana that had been made playable by added switches by a previous owner. The owner is hoping to bridge the gap between the (tc) 8' Vox Humana and the 16' extension and have it playable full-compass in the Pedal.

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

Database Manager on May 04, 2017:

This entry describes a new home for an organ that was relocated without either tonal or mechanical changes.
Identified by James R. Stettner, who maintains the organ.
This is a 4-rank Kilgen 'Petit Ensemble' with Gedeckt, Violin Diapason, Dulciana, and Vox Humana. Its previous (original?) home is unknown. When Mr. Barr passed away in 2015, the organ was acquired by Jason Klinger, also of Buffalo, NY, who then installed it in his own home. Mr. Klinger moved to Oregon in 2016. The organ was advertised for sale in several online venues prior to the move, but with no success in selling it. So it was dismantled and moved to storage in Hillsboro, and again advertised for sale. It was subsequently purchased in late February, 2017 by Mark & Terry Reitz of Quilcene, WA. and installed in their home. The organ was removed from storage on March 2, 2016 by Mark Reitz assisted by Michael A. Way of Puget Sound Pipe Organs. Mark Reitz built a new platform extension for the pedalboard and bench. Future plans include moving the added 16' Bourdon pipes to a position behind the case, and adding the 8' Violin Diapason bass octave, as well as an 8' octave to the (tc) Vox Humana.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist taken from photos of the stop rail: Open In New Tab Original document from James R. Stettner. Originally published February, 2017
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2017-05-18

Organ Case side view: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2017-05-18

Painted and Stenciled Dummy Facade Pipes: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2017-05-18

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