Hammond Model B3 Organ (1960 Vintage)
Leslie 122 Speaker
Pristine Walnut Finish
One Owner 1960 Hammond B3 with the most incredible provenance and documentation. The purchase includes the (original bill of sale, original organ and tone cabinet registration and warranty certificates, their original parchment sleeve, the care instructions, all yellow card stock instructions and logs and the original key). It also comes with bass pedals, an HR 40 tone cabinet, and the original bench.
The Walnut cabinet is in excellent condition, with one repaired blemish on top of the case. The wood finish reflects the warm glow of a lovingly maintained instrument and fine piece of furniture that has spent 55 years cherished by one happy family.
Mechanically, the organ is completely stock, down to the original Hammond tubes. Because of its vintage, it contains wax capacitors in the tone generator, vibrato line box, and pre amp, giving a darker shade to the tone. We have added a Leslie control module and an original brown half moon Leslie switch (try to find one of those!), and are pairing this instrument with a pristine 19xx Leslie 122 cabinet. The Leslie is also all original, down to the tubes.
Both B3 and Leslie have been cleaned out, lubricated, balanced, and adjusted for proper operation by an expert Hammond technician and player with over 30 years experience. They are such spectacular original pieces that it was necessary to offer them for sale in this condition. They can be built to any level of performance desired by the final buyer.
Included in the package are the B3, Leslie 122, HR 40 tone cabinet, bass pedals, bench, and 3 crates of sheet music.
This organ is available for inspection and sale by appointment only, and shipping is recommended for local pickup. There is not another instrument of this caliber and documentation available anywhere else on Earth at this time.
If you want the absolute pinnacle of Hammond performance and desirability, it’s got to be a B3 with a 122.
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