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Estey Organ Co. (Opus 3112A, 1957)

Originally Estey Organ Co. (Opus 3112, 1940)

Location:

St. James Presbyterian Church
409 W. 141st St. at St. Nicholas Ave.
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10031 US
Organ ID: 62878

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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 Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP ventil
  • 26 ranks. 3 manuals. 24 stops. 36 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 24
  • Registers: 36
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets on angled jambs.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Database Manager on July 19, 2018:

Originally built in 1940 for Christ Church, Episcopal, in Short Hills, New Jersey. Moved to St. James Presbyterian in Manhattan ca. 1957.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
From Estey Shop Order, via Phil Stimmel: Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Organ Facade: Photograph by Dave Schmauch.

Left jamb: Photograph by Dave Schmauch.

Right jamb: Photograph by Dave Schmauch.

Console: Photograph by Dave Schmauch via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project website. Taken on 2005-09-09

Push-bottom Chimes 'keyboard': Photograph by Dave Schmauch via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project website. Taken on 2005-09-09

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