Differences between current version and predecessor to the previous major change of C-3.

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-The C-3 is identical to the [B-3], except that it is in a fancier "church-style" cabinet with enclosed back and sides. More C-3s than B-3s were said to have been exported to Europe which may account for this model being seen more often in European concert halls and recording studios in the 1960's. Other than the console itself, the C-3 is tonally, electrically and mechanically identical to a B-3. 
+The C-3 is identical to the [B-3], except that it is in a fancier "church-style" cabinet with enclosed back and sides. More C-3s than B-3s were said to have been exported to Europe which may account for this model being seen more often in European concert halls and recording studios in the 1960's. The main reason for this is that for the most part, the B-3 was shipped over as a completed organ due to the complexity of the cabinetmaking. The other consoles like the C-3 and A-100 were simpler to manufacture, so the internal components for these consoles as well as spinet models were shipped over as "tray organs" to save on space and also to avoid tariffs on finished goods, as the organs in this state were merely parts. The slab-side cabinets were made in several countries under license and the organs were then assembled locally. Other than the console itself, the C-3 is tonally, electrically and mechanically identical to a B-3. 
  
 Earlier models (those produced through approximately 1958) have quatrefoils on side. 
  
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