The Ferrand & Votey Company was located in Detroit, MI and started as the Detroit Organ Company in 1881. It was a worker owned enterprise which proved unsuccessful and was bought out by different people over the years and one person joining the new owners as a financial manager was W. R. Farrand. One of the new owners retired and Ferrand and Votey were now the owners. As time went by, Votey got interested in player pianos and in 1897 the owners split up and Ferrand remained with the reed organs as the Ferrand Organ Company.
This beautiful organ was made by the Ferrand Organ Company of Detroit in 1906 according to the Organ No. 116360 listed on the old warranty which is included with the sale. The organ has two shelves on the high back with a very clear and clean mirror in the center. Ornate posts and carved work is done on the very top of the organ. It has a carved lift up top on the front to store music and the top over the keyboard lifts up and slides back. The keyboard is original as well as everything else on the organ. All the stops work fine. The sides of the organ have ornate handles to move the organ. The organ is about 7 ft tall and 4 ft wide. The pumps work well and it plays well. Of course, once it is moved, it will probably need to be tuned again.
I do not have any shipping information at this time, but contact me if you are interested and I will get a shipper out here to give me an estimate on shipping to your location.
NOTE: The items on the organ (glassware, etc.) are not included in the sale.
1906 Ferrand Parlor Pump Organ and Stool
$7,000 $8,000 SALE