Kennebec Avenue
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts 02557

Courtesy of Austin Organs Inc.;  Austin Organs Inc.

Photo credit: Austin Organs, Inc. Hartford, Connecticut

Austin Organs, Inc. Hartford, Connecticut, Opus 1223, 1924
Additions made by Austin Organs, Inc. Hartford, Connecticut, Opus 1223A, 1937
Additions made by Austin Organs, Inc. Hartford, Connecticut, Opus 1223B, 1938
Renovation and alterations by Austin Organs, Inc. Hartford, Connecticut, Opus 1223A, 1950's

Two manuals and pedal
Manuals Compass: CC-C4 (61 notes)
Pedal Compass: CCC-G (32 notes)
Austin patent Electro-Pneumatic Key Action
Electro-Pneumatic Stop Action
12 ranks

Organ Specifications

GREAT

8' Open Diapason
8' Melodia
8' Dulciana
8' Tuba
(enclosed in separate
expression box)
8' Principal
(added 1965)
Mixture III
(added 1938)
4' Octave
(added 1938)

SWELL

8' Violin Diapason
8' Stopped Diapason
8' Gemshorn Celeste
8' Salicional
8' Vox Celeste
8' Vox Humana
(added 1938)
8' Geigen
(added 1965)
4' Flute d'Amour
4' Harmonic Flute
(added 1937)
8' Oboe
Tremolo

PEDAL

16' Sub Bass
16' Dolce Bass
8' Principal
(added 1965)
4' Principal
(added 1965)

COUPLERS

Great Sub.
Great Unison off
Great Octave
Swell to Great Sub.
Swell to Great Unison
Swell to Great Octave
Swell to Sub.
Swell Unison Off
Swell Octave
8' Great to Swell
Great to Pedal Unison
Swell to Pedal Unison
Swell to Pedal Octave

ACCESSORIES

Balanced Crescendo
Diminuendo Pedal
Balanced Swell Pedal
Balanced Great Pedal
Great to Pedal Reversible
Sforzando Pedal

A.G.O. Willis model, concave and radiating pedalboard and detached console. Birch case and mahogany finish. All wood pipes are glue-sized inside and varnished outside, with patent metal toed feet 7/8 inches up and containing voicing slides in larger bores. Metal pipes are of pure tin and pure lead. Basses are of best annealed zinc with metal toes, mouths and tuners. The case-work is without carving or elaborate detail. The displayed pipes are of gold bronze. Austin Organs added 4' octave, 4' harmonic flute and an 8' vox humana in 1937. A mixture was added in 1938.


Source: Austin Organs, Inc., Hartford, Connecticut
            Organ Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia
            Organs of the United States and Canada Database (OUSCDB), Seattle, Washington