Hammond organ serial number dating
Freejazz If you're asking about the identity of the organ in your album, it looks to me like an M100 series spinet in a really bad chopped cabinet. There is more photos - american USA Hammond lamps inside and one photo of ID back plate. Did that put that nasty white plastic on top of the original cabinet? That plastic (ultrapas) is not on top of the original cabinet. Especially, new designs introduced on Novachord — subtractive synthesis and frequency divider — were immediately followed by many manufacturers of electronic organs and polyphonic synthesizers during the 1940s-1970s.However, Hammond Organ Company did not adopt these on main products until the late-1960s, except for S series chord organ (1950–1966) and "Solo Pedal Unit" on RT series and D-100 (1949–1969). Although Novachord itself is not referred to as an electronic organ, its basic design became mainstream, being implemented in electronic organs and polyphonic synthesizers during 1940s-1970s.From looking at serial numbers think they just allocated numbers to each leslie made so an FB speaker could be 145/147/760/anything, same for FA models but dont know why they differ, could be country of manufactor.Have just checked another speaker and that is number FB13575, the motors date from 72, was with early 70's large lowrey when I got it and still had a purchase date label stuck to back of it with 1973 on it from memory.
It consists of two units — a 3-octave mini keyboard attaching under the piano keyboard, and a tone cabinet including electronic sound generator, amplifier and loudspeaker. I'm sure Andy G will see this thread and will be able to tell you anything and everything you want to know about a Hammond organ from the UK. The chair is (valnut wood) from another console organs.Various models were produced, which originally used tonewheels to generate sound via additive synthesis, where component waveform ratios are mixed by sliding switches called drawbars and imitate the pipe organ's registers.Around 2 million Hammond organs have been manufactured, and it has been described as one of the most successful organs ever.