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Steele Organ Co. (1970)

Originally The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 1625, 1927)

Location:

Village Chapel
123 South Second Street
Fowlerville, MI 48836 US
Organ ID: 58735

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Nondenominational Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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
  • 9 ranks. 2 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: 2
  • 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 July 02, 2016:

Wurlitzer "Style E X"
Factory date: April 27, 1927
Built for the Granada Theatre, Detroit, Michigan.
Sold to Dr. Chet of Fowlerville, Michigan, who had John Steele install the organ in the chapel half of his residence, a former Catholic church. Two ranks were added: a Dennison Kinura, and a Post Horn made from a Wurlitzer Oboe Horn. Steele also installed a Glockenspiel, Xylophone and toy counter (not all Wurlitzer).

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

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