Instruments Available

From time to time, the Chapter is notified about instruments which come on the market in the local community.  Those organs, both electronic and pipe, etc., will be listed here as information is available.  The Chapter makes no warranty as to the condition of the instrument, and is not qualified to appraise any instruments for their potential market value.  If one of these instruments are of interest to you, we encourage to make contact with the posted owners to determine further your interest in acquiring an organ for your home, church, or school.

We also accept listings from members who have other instruments for sale.  Please contact the member directly if you are interested in the instrument.

Restored Wicks Op. 1210 Pipe Organ

Wicks Opus 1210 Pipe Organ for saleThe organ requires a chambered floor-space of 11 feet wide by 14 feet deep with headroom of 11 feet minimum. The walnut finish console requires an additional 5 feet by 5.5 feet floor-space external to the chamber.

The console has two upper manuals (Great and Swell), lower full pedal, crescendo, and swell control pedals.  The organ includes swell shutters for installation into a suitable chamber.

Price:  $12K
Contact: rmreiff@aol.com
Current Location:  Cedar Crest, NM (Near Albuquerque)

The resources (438 pipes + 20 Chimes) included in the organ are:
8′  Melodia (73 pipes)
8′ Salicional (73 pipes)
8′ Diapason (73 pipes)
8′ Dulciana (61 pipes)
4′ Vox Celeste (49 pipes)
8′ Flute (85 pipes)
16′ Bourdon (12 pipes) (bass extension to the Melodia rank)
16′ Lieblich/Gedeckt (12 pipes) (bass extension to the Flute rank)
Chimes (20 tubes)

The pipe organ is a “unified” instrument, which implies resource “borrowing” to facilitate the various stops that are available

To see the stop list, please visit: The Diapason Classifieds

Bentside Spinet Harpsichord

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Builder: Rainer Schütze of Heidelberg, Germany in 1970
4 1/2 octaves (54 notes)   Good playing condition

Approximate size: 54” X 26”   Outside is Rosewood
Legs unscrew for ease of transport
Original padded shipping crate available

Asking price $3,000

Contact Beverly Simmons in Rio Rancho at (845) 464-7809 or beverlysimmons412@gmail.com

Wurlitzer Spinet Piano with bench

20190719_150907The Wurlitzer family were German instrument makers dating back to the 17th century with Hans Andreas Wurlitzer, a violin maker.  By the 1900s Wurlitzer had factories in DeKalb, Illinois (grand pianos) and North Tonawanda, NY (upright pianos). In 1985 Wurlitzer purchased the Chickering name and all the assets  of the Aeolian Corp. Memphis, TN factory when Aeolian went out of business.  In 1995 Baldwin  purchased Wurlitzer and Chickering. In 2001, the Baldwin, Chickering and Wurlitzer names were  purchased by the Gibson musical instrument company. Wurlitzer upright pianos were then  discontinued in 2003, essentially replaced by the Ellington, and then Hamilton line (made in China) in 2004.

Good condition older piano. Ideal beginners piano. Offers in range $400 to $100.  Contact Gloria Robinson gloryrobins@gmail.com or (505) 771-0540

Steinway piano.   (It’s the 1891 Steinway-fully rebuilt.)

5b2401cc735a8_mainThis historic instrument was rebuilt in 2015-2016. Unlike many others this complete rebuild comes with all new action parts: hammers, whippens, back action,new strings, bridge caps, pinblock, and action felt. It has a custom soundboard designed by top re-builder Nick Gravagne, personally signed and with authentication stamp. Cabinet completely refinished in original ebony satin. All work on the piano done by former Steinway employee. It retains the original three-bridge design and the original ivories which are in excellent condition. Ivory inspection report allows for legal sale across state lines. Comes with custom made padded nylon cover, duet bench, adjustable artist bench and humidity control system. The delicate, responsive touch makes for subtle expressiveness across the range. The resonant bass is especially well-suited for music of the Romantic period. It has been lovingly and carefully maintained by top-notch RPTs. Downsizing won’t permit me to have two Steinways at home.

1940s portable reed organ from Chicago

This is a 1940s portable reed organ from Chicago. It is available for sale from La Mesa Presbyterian Church in Albuquerque—make an offer (505-255-8095). The pump action still works very well, and the organ is in excellent condition (one broken key—the highest note). It folds into a suitcase and is easily transportable.

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