Pipe Organ Database

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J. W. Steere & Sons (Opus 533, 1904)

Location:

First Congregational
62 Centre St.
Nantucket, MA 02554 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 7500

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been altered 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
  • 16 ranks. 914 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 18 stops. 16 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear 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: 18
  • Registers: 16
  • 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 19, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- 3-sectional facade of 35 gold-painted pipes arranged: 5-25-5. All manual stops except Great 8' Open Diapason under expression. The Pedal 16' Bourdon is on mechanical key action while the 16' Dbl. Open Diapason is tubular-pneumatic. Pitch: A-435.

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:

Restored 1971 by Andover Organ Co. (2-16r.).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the console June 1988 as well as from Andover company files
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Facade in Rear Gallery: Photograph by Roger Lovejoy. Taken on 2017-09-23

J W Steere & Son Nameplate: Photograph by Roger Lovejoy. Taken on 2017-09-23

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