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Alan M. Laufman (1978ca.)

Originally A. B. Felgemaker Co. (Opus 882, 1905)

Location:

United Church of Shirley / Federated
Shirley, MA 01464 US
Organ ID: 7352

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Status and Condition:

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

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 13 ranks. 738 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 13 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: 13
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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 October 01, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Couplers via mechanical finger pistons in the key slips. Great Piano and Great Forte foot trundles. Chimes added later and playable from their own keyboard. Documented: March, 1989.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

OCH from 1st (Sharon) Lutheran, Selinsgrove, PA c. 1978. Dismantled by James R. McFarland. Set up by Alan Laufman and students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. On OCH for sale list 1996.

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

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