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Summary of the 1929 Wurlitzer Band Organ Catalog

Showing Pipe Divisions, Ranks and Numbers of Notes (Keys) for each Organ Style using 125 or 150 Music Rolls

Some of this data is open to interpretation as the catalog is not always specific.

Author: David Back August 2012, 153 amended: July 2013

PipesWurlitzer Model (Style)
DivisionRank Name103104105106125145B146A146B148153
BassWood Stopped Flute55555   3 
Wood Open String 55553333 
Wood Octave Stopped Bass     333  
Wood Trombone    5*     
Wood 8' Stopped Diapason         3
Wood 4' Open Diapason         3
Wood 2' Stopped Diapason         3
Trombone BassWood TromboneN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A333 3
Brass TromboneN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A   3 
AccompanimentWood Stopped Flute99*9*9*9 (10?)99999
Wood Open String 9*9*9*9 (11?)99992X9
MelodyWood Stopped Flute1414*14*14*131515*15*16 (21?)16%
Wood Stopped Melody     16161616 
Wood Open Flute     16*16 1616%
Wood Open String Violin1414*14*14*1316*16*16*16*2X16
Wood Octave Violin       16 16%
Wood Stopped Diapason        16* 
Wood Flageolet 14*14*14*13*     
Wood Piccolo 14*14*14*      
Brass Clarionets        16* 
Brass Piccolo    13*   16 
Bells     16% 16%(6?) 16%
TrumpetWood Trumpet13*13*13*13* 15*15*15* 15
Brass Trumpet    13*   15* 
Wood Cello         15%
Stopped Pipes         15%
PercussionBass Drum and Cymbal  11111111
Snare Drum  11111111
Rewind          Auto
Bells on N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AAuto Auto Auto
Swell shutter open N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A    Auto
Auto Stops open N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A    Auto
All Off N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AAuto Auto Auto
Organ Shutoff   AutoAutoAutoAutoAutoAutoAutoAuto
Total Notes (Keys)41414444445149514954
Music Roll Style125125125125125150150150150Duplex 150

* = With a manual draw stop
% = with automatic draw stop
N/A = not available on 125 tracker bar
(xxx?) = questionable data from catalog