Awarded at Jamestown Exposition,
1907 to Austin Organ Co. , for
Austin Universal Air Chest
with Electro And Tubular
Englishman John T. Austin joins Farand & Votey, Detroit.
J.T.A. (age 24) develops Universal Air Chest System.
Clough & Warren, Detroit, builds first Austin system organ. B.G. Austin joins firm.
J.T.A. sets up Austin system at Karn & Warren, Woodstock, Ontario.
Austin Organ Company established in Boston (J.T.A.aged 29).
Company relocates to Hartford, CT.
Robert Hope-Jones joins firm (leaves 1904).
Slider chest using aluminum sliders introduced (dropped 1906).
All-electric console developed.
National reputation established.
Design of modern Austin console developed.
Automatic Player developed (Quadruplex player developed 1924).
J.T.A. wins Franklin Institute award.
Period of major production opens
(1927 peak sales year).
Austin console design refinements.
Austin chest design refinements.
Further refinements on Austin chest design.
Austin Organ Company begins liquidation.
Austin Organs Inc. formed. Factory moved to present location.
Factory makes glider wings for war effort.
Richard J. Piper named tonal director.
Donald B. Austin appointed president.
David A.J. Broome appointed Tonal Director.
Kimberlee J. Austin appointed president.
Company purchased by Richard Taylor & Michael Fazio.
Richard Taylor, C.E.O.
Michael Fazio, President & Tonal Director.
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