Return to PSTOS Home Page
Welcome to PSTOS

Fox Theatre - 2/6 Kimball
Victoria, B.C.
Installation timeframe: 1962 - 1966
 
Back to the Theatre Re-installations page

In 1962, a 2/6 Kimball was installed. This instrument was originally installed in 1924 (KPO 6748) in the Chehalis, Washington St. Helens Theatre. The organ was sold in 1952 for $1,000 to Glenn White of Seattle. In 1962 Mr. White sold the instrument to Canadian organist Reginald Stone who comissioned him to install it in the Fox Theater.
 
Click for a larger version of this image (59K)
Reginald Stone at the Victoria Fox Theatre Kimball, date unknown
 
After the Fox, Frank Mankin installed the organ in his Burnaby home studio. In 1981, Mrs. Carol Otto of St. Albert, Alberta purchased the instrument. In April 1999, the organ was sold to a keyboard museum in Calgary, Alberta c/o Stuart Kennedy.


About this site© PSTOS, 1998-2009