Owner (1969)

Originally The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 978, 1924)

Location:

Residence: M. J. May
Ascot, 11 UK
Organ ID: 58303

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • 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: Wurlitzer
  • 15 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wurlitzer chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 20, 2016:

Wurlitzer Style 260; Factory date: December 31, 1924.
Originally built for Plaza Theatre (Vue Piccadilly), in London, England. In 1969, purchased by L. Bartholomew of Ascot, England, and put in storage. Installed same year in M. J. May Residence, Ascot, England. In 1990 stored by Ian McNaught, Glasgow, Scotland. In 2009, sold to Graham Whitehead and installed in Ashorne Hall Mechanical Musical Museum, Warwick, England. In 2004, sold to Retonio Breitenmoser and installed in Dream Factory Complex, Degersheim, Switzerland.

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

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