Undated postcard of Masonic Temple - Hollis (Queens), N.Y.
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Masonic Temple

191st Street, between Jamaica and Woodhull Avenues
Hollis (Queens), N.Y. 11423
           
M.P. Möller, Inc.
Hagerstown, Md. – Opus 4156 (1924)
Electro-pneumatic action
2 manuals, 11 stops, 7 ranks


The Memorandum of Agreement (Oct. 30, 1924) between M.P. Möller and Hollis Masonic Holding Corp. shows that Möller agreed to build a new organ for the lodge for a consideration of $2,800. Möller installed the organ above the auditorium and provided a detached, two-manual stop-key console. The organ was voiced on 5" pressure. Möller indicated that the organ would be ready for use on or before the first day of February 1925.
               
Great Organ (Manual I) – 61 notes, enclosed
8
  Diapason Phonon
61
4
  Echo Salicional
61
8
  Stopped Diapason
61
8
  Flute Traverso
61
 
     
 
     
Swell Organ (Manual II) – 61 notes, enclosed
8
  Gedeckt
GT
4
  Flute
GT
8
  Echo Salicional
GT
8
  Oboe [TC]
49
8
  Vox Celeste [TC]
49
       
               
Pedal Organ – 32 notes
16
  Bourdon
44
       
8
  Bass Flute [from Bourdon]
       
               
Couplers
    Swell to Pedal       Great 16', 4', Unison Separation
    Great to Pedal       Swell 16', 4', Unison Separation
    Swell to Great 16', 8', 4'          
               
Adjustable Combinations
    Pistons No. 1-2-3 Affecting Great and Pedal stops
    Pistons No. 1-2-3 Affecting Swell and Pedal stops
               
Mechanicals
    Tremulant    
    Crescendo Indicator    
               
Pedal Movements
    Balanced Swell Pedal       Great to Pedal Reversible
    Grand Crescendo Pedal        
           
Sources:
     Trupiano, Larry. Memorandum of Agreement and Specifications of M.P. Möller organ, Op. 4156 (1924).

Illustration:
     Undated postcard of Hollis Masonic Temple. Courtesy Sebastian Glück and Larry Trupiano..