The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2280

Builder Identification

New Jersey, 1980s-1990s

Additional Notes

  • Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991; rev. ed., 1997, with updated information). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. —

    The Charles W. Gibson Co. was in Pennsauken, New Jersey, and actively purchased organ supplies, c. 1980s. The firm was a representative of the Wicks Pipe Organ Co. of Highland, Illinois, for eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey in 1991. The firm relocated to Monroeville, New Jersey in 1995. The firm was also known as Pipe Organ Specialties.

    Staff: Peter van der Spek; Samuel S. Whitcraft, Jr.

    Sources:

    • A mailing list of purchasers of organ supplies compiled by several prominent firms. The entries that appear in this list are of undetermined date and may not necessarily represent organbuilders.
    • The American Organist Aug. 1991:61.
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Database Entries

There are 3 entries in the database that describe organs by Charles W. Gibson Co.


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