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Charles W. Gibson Co. (2013)

Originally Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 805, 1929)

Location:

Otterbein United Methodist Church
20 E. Clay St.
Lancaster, PA 17602 US
Organ ID: 64544

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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 November 04, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 27 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 320 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on November 04, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Registers: 320
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on November 04, 2019.
Database Manager on November 03, 2019:

Building was formerly Otterbein United Brethren. Cost $25,000. Dedicated 1 Jun 1930 by Bishop G. D. Batdorf. Pitman stop action. Console renovated/updated in 2013 by C. W. Gibson Pipe Organ Specialties, Monroeville NJ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 04, 2019.
Stoplist copied from the console October 17, 2019: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on November 04, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Builder name plates: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

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