A single tone or chime of "Deagan Organ Chimes" consists of four bell metal tubes mounted in a frame. The number of frames or chimes as specified mounted on a floor rack constitute a set, and the instrument is played by striking or shaking the same as Sleigh Bells.
"Deagan Organ Chimes" have a marvelously rich quadruple tone, very similar to that of a grand Pipe Organ, but of a clearer and more bell like quality.
All metal parts of "Deagan Organ Chimes" are highly polished and triple nickel plated and each of the frames containing the four tubes can be unhooked from the rack and packed in an ordinary trunk in but a minute's time.
The floor racks on which "Deagan Organ Chimes" are mounted are mdae of highly polished and triple plated seamless steel tubing. The racks are of the original Deagan slip joint design, there being no screws of any kind to get lost or out of order.
"Deagan Organ Chimes" are universally conceded as being the greatest novelty instrument ever invented, and can be played by from one to six performers according to the size and range.
Source: Deagan Catalog H
|Instrument||Model Number||Name||Octave and Range||Bar Size||Date Built||Tuning||No. of Chimes||Notes|
|Organ Chimes||5400||1.5 F-C||High Pitch||20|
|Organ Chimes||5500||1.5 F-C||Low Pitch||20|
|Organ Chimes||5402||2 C-C||High Pitch||25|
|Organ Chimes||5502||2 C-C||Low Pitch||25|
|Organ Chimes||5404||2 C-C (with low F, G/high D)||High Pitch||28|
|Organ Chimes||5504||2 C-C (with low F, G/high D)||Low Pitch||28|
|Organ Chimes||5406||2.5 F-C||High Pitch||32|
|Organ Chimes||5506||2.5 F-C||Low Pitch||32|
|Organ Chimes||5407||3 1/8 E-F||High Pitch||38|
|Organ Chimes||5507||3 1/8 E-F||Low Pitch||38|
|Organ Chimes||5408||3.5 C-G||High Pitch||44|
|Organ Chimes||5508||3.5 C-G||Low Pitch||44|
|Organ Chimes||5410||4 G-G||High Pitch||49|
|Organ Chimes||5510||4 G-G||Low Pitch||49|