FILIPSBURG - G : NED.ANTIL.

*Location:

   Government House
   Filipsburg (Philipsburg),
     Sint Maarten, Netherlands Antilles
   LL: N 18.02375, W 63.04582
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*Contact:

   The Lieutenant Governor
   Government Administration Building
   Clem Labega Square
   Philipsburg, St.Maarten
   F: (599)5-24884
   - or -
   St.Maarten Tourist Office
   T: 1-800-STMAARTEN
   - or -
   Government Information Service
   T: (599)542-2119 / 543-1162 / 542-2139
   F: (599)543-1169 / 543-7513
   E: gis@sintmaarten.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Technical data:

   Electric-automatic carillon of 25 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   The whole instrument was installed in 1968
     with bells made by Petit & Fritsen
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1978
*Links:

An official tourist office page on Philipsburg shows the Courthouse, which may be where this carillon is located. 

Photo of the courthouse

A tourist's photo of the building

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Petit & Fritsen bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all Central and South American non-traditional carillons by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all Central and South American non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all Central and South American non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all non-traditional carillons in AN.

Index to all tower bell instruments in AN.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  4-Dec-12
   based on textual data last updated on 2010/05/20
   and on technical data last updated on 1978/12/19
*Photos:

(none available)


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