Mfg State City Location Opus Size Style Year Blower_Serial HP WP Misc2 ETC Misc WS country Status YearOut Units Coupler Address Unit_or_Non Original_Installation Safety MELOTONE ILLUMCONS SOLOCELLO OPENEDBY PIANO LIFT Installation Estey Australia Sydney Crystal Palace 591 2/11 1908 Australia XX Estey AZ Pheonix KTAR Radio 2831 2/3 1929 Grand Minuette USA XX Estey CA Bell Maybell Theatre 1983 2/10 1922 12753 USA XX Estey CA Bell Alcazar Theatre 2214 2/10 1925 15876 $15,375.00 USA XX Estey CA Burbank Walt Disney Studio 2812 3/10 Moved from United Artists Studio Hollywood, California. USA XX Estey CA Burbank KELW Radio 2831 2/3 Moved from KTAR Radio Pheonix,Arizona USA XX Estey CA Glendale Glendale Theatre 1864 3/27 Moved from previous location. USA XX Estey CA Hollywood Iris Theatre 1925 2/10 1921 Moved from Queen Theatre Long Beach,California. USA XX Estey CA Hollywood United Artists Studio 2812 3/10 1930 23749 10 10"&12" USA XX Estey CA Inglewood Seville (Palms) Theatre 2195 2/5 1924 15324 Luminous Console. $7,500.00 USA XX Estey CA Long Beach Hoyt's Theatre 1468 2/18 1916 Sold by Southern California Music Company. USA XX Estey CA Long Beach Queen Theatre 1925 2/10 1921 USA XX Estey CA Los Angelos Estey Studio 2/16 1920 9408 With Roll Player. USA XX Estey CA Los Angelos Mike Gore Theatre 1906 USA XX Estey CA Los Angelos Southern California Music Company 1468 2/18 1916 With roll player. USA XX Estey CA Los Angelos KHJ Radio 1699 2/16 Moved From previous location;later enlarged. USA XX Estey CA Los Angelos West Coast Theatre 2214 Located at Vermont & Washington Streets;moved from previous location. USA XX Estey CA Los Angelos Liberty Theatre 427 1/7 1907 58-note roll player; no pedals. USA XX Estey CA Monterey Park Monterey Theatre 2256 2/5 1924 16896 $7,400.00; Luminous console. USA XX Estey CA Pasadena W.C.& Louis Goodno 1864 3/27 1920 11454 5 6' USA XX Estey CA Riverside 1923 Enlarged. USA XX Estey CA Riverside Owl (Regent) Theatre 1290 2/9 1914 5766 Cost $3,050.0 USA XX Estey CA Riverside Loring Opera House 1665 2/16 1918 9120 7.5 USA XX Estey CA San Diego Dream Theatre 1027 2/7 1912 USA XX Estey CA San Diego Rudder's Café 1125 2/14 1913 A736 2 With Roll Player. Cost $3,095.00 USA XX Estey CA Whittier Scenic Theatre 1766 2/16 1920 10149 $9,450.00 USA XX Estey CA Whittier J.V.Spaugh 1777 2/10 1920 10310 USA XX Estey CA Whittier Strand (Roxy) Theatre 2181 2/5 1924 15278 Luminous Console. $7,175.00 USA XX Estey CO Denver Isis Theatre 776 2/15 1910 USA XX Estey CT Plainsville Strand Theatre 2609 2/7 1927 19911 USA XX Estey CT Putnam Bradley Theatre 2681 2/5 1927 20774 $5,500.00 USA XX Estey CT Rockville Palace Theatre 2680 2/5 1927 Order cancelled. $5,500.00 USA XX Estey England London Café Royal 2610 2/14 1927 20194 3 With roll Player. ENGLAND XX Estey FL Miami Alcazar Hotel 2830 2/3 1929 Grand Minuette, with 20-note chimes and 49-note harp. USA XX Estey FL St.Petersburg WSUN Radio 2830 2/3 Moved from Alcazar Hotel, Miami Florida. USA XX Estey Hammersmith London Postal Area Brook Green Hotel 2/8 1929 Removed for scrap UK 1965 8 Unit A N FALSE FALSE FALSE Unknown N N Estey ID Wallace Isis (Liberty) Theatre 1139 2/13 Moved From Empress Theatre Missoula,Montana. USA XX Estey IL Chicago Lyon & Healy Store 1872 2/7 1921 "Theatre organ stoplist"according to Estey records. USA XX Estey IL Chicago Ashland Theatre 2196 2/4 1924 Luminous Console. $4,968.00 USA XX Estey IL Chicago Masonic Temple 2504 2/5 1926 Practice Organ. USA XX Estey IL Chicago Masonic Temple 2505 2/5 1926 Practice Organ. USA XX Estey IL Chicago Masonic Temple 2506 2/5 1926 Practice Organ. USA XX Estey IL Chicago Masonic Temple 2507 2/5 1926 Practice Organ. USA XX Estey IL Chicago Masonic Temple 2508 2/5 1926 Practice Organ. USA XX Estey IL Chicago Masonic Temple 2509 2/5 1926 Practice Organ. USA XX Estey IL Chicago Masonic Temple 2510 2/5 1926 Practice Organ. USA XX Estey IL Chicago Masonic Temple 2511 2/5 1926 Practice Organ. USA XX Estey IL Chicago Masonic Temple 2512 2/5 1926 Practice Organ. USA XX Estey IL Chicago Masonic Temple 2513 2/5 1926 Practice Organ. USA XX Estey IL Chicago Masonic Temple 2514 2/6 1926 Practice Organ. USA XX
Manufacturer - Manufacturer (WurliTzer, Barton, etc)
State - State/Suburb/Province Depending on Where in the World it is
Opus - Opus Number for those makers using opus numbers
Size - Number of manuals/Number of Ranks of Pipes
Location - Theatre or Location of Organ
Year - Date of Installation at this location
Blower Serial # - Serial Number of the Blower: n.b. Those Beginning with Letters are generally Kinectic Blowers, Spencer Serial numbers are generally numbers only.
A blower serial number ending in TUR is a Spencer Turbo blower, typically used for vacuum for the organ's piano.
HP - HorsePower Rating of the Blower
WP - Wind Pressure Used
Country - Country
Location # A,B,C... - A= Original Installation, B= 2nd Installation (Relocation), etc.
Comments - Comments related to this installation
Misc - Miscellaneous Field of Information
Add'l Info- Misc. Information
Status - Current Status of this Organ (See Key below)
Style - Manufacturer's "Model" or Style Number: n.b. The Wurlitzer Styles List Lives Here or Dave Schutt's Wurlitzer Model Decoder/Style Selector Lives Here.
WS - Wurlitzer Wiring Schedule Number ------------
More information is available on the WurliTtzer Organs than others, Thanks to the extensive work of Peter Beames of Australia
and that information is included where available
For additional information regarding WURLITZER instruments, refer to the Wurlitzer Opus List ONLINE
Opus List - STATUSThe STATUS field indicates the disposition of the instrument or the fate of an instrument.
OK - The organ still exists and is playable.
NG - The organ still exists but is not playable.
PT - Parts - some or all of the organ has been dispersed.
RP -Repossessed by the manufacturing company (usually for financial reasons).
SD - Sold.
AD - Addition or alteration.
XX - Unknown
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