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Fairground organ ”Wurlitzer” model 105

    Fairground organ ”Wurlitzer” model 105

    USA

    1916-1939's

    Rudolph Wurlitzer Company

    Wood, metal, brass, steel, leather, fabric; casting, woodworks, lathing, painting, colouring

    205 х 75 х 165 cm

    Inscription on nameplate: ”RESTORED BY MICHAEL L. KITNER MECHANICAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
    PLAYER PIANOS COIN PIANOS ORCHESTRIONS BAND ORGANS 735 FACTORY STREET, CARLISLE, PA. 1990”and image of a fairground organ. On the drums': ”REMO WEATHER KING BASS DRUM MADE IN USA”, ”REMO WEATHER KING DIPLOMAT BATTER MARK 5 MADE IN USA”

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    Organ in wooden case with side shelves for percussion instruments, on a pedestal with corner feet. The case is painted cream semi-matt enamel and decorated with painted flowers and leaves. A panel with arched windows - large central and narrow side ones covers the central part of the facade. Painted images in oval vignettes are inserted in the side windows. A mountain castle with towers and a waterfall in the foreground are in the right window, trees on a rock against a hilly valley are in the left one. Organ pipes are visible through the central window - fourteen metal piccolo pipes with black wooden caps and, behind them, wooden violin and trumpet pipes. A narrow horizontal green frame with a painted image of a river bank, an island with trees and a house with chimney on the left is below. A pediment decorated with massive wooden carved details and a shield with Latin letter "W" in on the case top. The brackets for the percussion instruments shelves are also decorated with carved curls, leaves and painted roses. A large drum and a cymbal are on the right shelf, a small drum with a string and two padded sticks are on the left one. padded sticks of the cymbal and drums are set in motion by special bellows. Movement flywheel is installed in the rear side, a large window, behind which the bellows receiver and pneumatic system are hidden, is on the rear side as well.

    Music storage – perforated paper roll.

      The restoration workshop name is on the wind chest. The organ is mounted on rectangular wooden platform on swivel caster wheels.

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    Инв. 1902/ММП