Deagan Organ Chimes

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.

Deagan Organ Chimes

Source: Deagan Catalog H

InstrumentModel NumberNameOctave and RangeBar SizeDate BuiltTuningNo. of ChimesNotes
Organ Chimes54001.5 F-CHigh Pitch20
Organ Chimes55001.5 F-CLow Pitch20
Organ Chimes54022 C-CHigh Pitch25
Organ Chimes55022 C-CLow Pitch25
Organ Chimes54042 C-C (with low F, G/high D)High Pitch28
Organ Chimes55042 C-C (with low F, G/high D)Low Pitch28
Organ Chimes54062.5 F-CHigh Pitch32
Organ Chimes55062.5 F-CLow Pitch32
Organ Chimes54073 1/8 E-FHigh Pitch38
Organ Chimes55073 1/8 E-FLow Pitch38
Organ Chimes54083.5 C-GHigh Pitch44
Organ Chimes55083.5 C-GLow Pitch44
Organ Chimes54104 G-GHigh Pitch49
Organ Chimes55104 G-GLow Pitch49
Nos. 5408, 5508, 5410, 5510 are mounted on two floor racks.