The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: Warren Winkelstein, Jr.
(part of Richmond)
Point Richmond, California 94807

OHS Database ID 303.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 26, 2016.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 1 divisions. 2 stops. 2 registers. 2 ranks. 112 pipes.

Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs. Trigger/hitch-down swell. No combination action.

Notes

  • From? via Musical Museum, Dansboro, NY; via Johnston residence, Lowville, NY; restored Bozeman-Gibson 1981, 1-2. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Scot Huntington.
    A detailed conservation report for this instrument is reprinted in full, in the monograph "Organbuilding Along the Erie and Chenango Canals", by Stephen Pinel (OHS Press, 2010).
    Sold through the Organ Clearing House and restored according to OHS Guidelines by Bozeman-Gibson, the organ was identified as an Alvinza Andrews by Scot Huntington. The original untouched cone tuning was retained by restoration, which suggested strong evidence of a very mild unequal temperament. Unfortunately, the pipes were shortened by a local builder post-installation, and slide tuners were installed. This is believed to be the only alteration to the original fabric. The disposition of the instrument following the death of Mr. Winkelstein, is unknown (2016). (Database Manager. October 26, 2016)

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  • Original document from Scot Huntington.. Source: Stoplist from organ.
    Point Richmond, CA
    Residence: Warren Winkelstein, Jr.
    
    Organ by Alvinza Andrews ca. 1850
    
    Compass C-f3; 54 notes
    
    Diapason     [stopped wood 1-17, then open metal]
    Principal    [stopped wood 1-5, then open metal]
    
    foot-pumped double-rise reservoir withe single wedge feeder
    enclosed, horizontal shades held open by small foot pedal
    
    		
  • Click Here Original document from Scot Huntington.. Source: Stoplist from organ. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.