Pipe Organ Database

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The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 1388, 1926)

Location:

Fifth Avenue Theatre
1308 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 US
Organ ID: 52505

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 18 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 09, 2016:

Wurlitzer Style Sp 4m
Factory date: July 13, 1926
Moved in 1969 to Cap'ns Galley Pizza & Pipes, Redwood City, California
In December 2006, the Whittier High School Alumni Association donated the organ to be installed in auditorium of Whittier High School, Whittier, California.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on March 04, 2014:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by William Dunklin, using information found in David Junchen The Wurlitzer Pipe Organ, an Illustrated History, p.663. -- Additional information and photographs at http://www.pstos.org/instruments/wa/seattle/5th-ave.htm

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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