The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: J. Edward Richter
San Marino, California

OHS Database ID 23645.

Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 12 stops. 16 registers. 13 ranks. 925 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Additions in 1934, #827-A; relocated to a chapel in a Pasadena church; possibly First United Methodist. (Database Manager. May 15, 2006)

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    San Marino, California
    J. Edward Richeter Residence
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 827   1930
    3 manuals, 16 registers, 12 stops, 13 ranks
           GREAT ORGAN                        SWELL ORGAN
        8' Open Diapason      61           8' Geigen             pf
        8' Gedeckt            61           8' Salicional         73
        8' Dulciana           CH           8' Voix Celeste       73
        4' Octave             61           8' Rohrflöte          73
           Blank                           8' Flute Celeste II  134
                                           4' Violina            pf
           CHOIR ORGAN                     4' Flute              pf
        8' Dulciana           73         III  Mixture            pf
        4' Flute Harmonique   pf           8' Trumpet            73
        8' French Horn        73           8' Vox Humana         73
        8' Clarinet           73              Tremolo
           Blank                              PEDAL ORGAN
           Blank                          16' Subbass (ext GT)   12
                                          16' Dulciana (ext CH)  12
                                           8' Gedeckt            GT
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-06-19]
  • Click Here From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.