The Reed Organ Society has released a new publication:

This book is 322 pages with over 300 catalog cuts, photographs, and other illustrations, many in color. It covers the history of the company’s organ production from 1871 – 1914. It includes chapters on the life of Isaac Packard, the organ’s namesake; the company’s organization; Thomas Hill, the case designer extraordinaire; stopboard designs through the years; an extensive data chart with serial numbers and design features; and more! Many pages from catalogs, flyers, and trade cards 1872 – 1912 are included!

Click on the link to see excerpts from the book!

Because of the Pandemic, all sales are being handled separately from the publications secretary. You can visit the ROS website and follow the links to the book to order a copy, paying through the PayPal link below specifically for the book. The book may also be ordered by sending a check to:

% Jim Germann
PO Box 218
La Vernia TX 78121-0218

The cost of the book is $40. Shipping in the US is $5 media mail. Outside the US please email packardorgan(at) for a quote.

Have a question? Email the author at packardorgan(at)