Born and educated in Austria, Mr. Geitner qualified as a Master Watch & Clock Maker at the College for Horology & Precision Engineering in Karlstein, Austria, 1968 .He worked for the Omega Agency in Vienna, then emigrated to Great Britain. After seven years he became the Senior Technician/Conservation Officer at the Prescot Museum for Clocks & Watches, responsible for the Liverpool Museum/Prescot Museum & Horological Collection. He has been a guest speaker at an International Conservation Symposium in Greenwich, England.

In 1988 he accepted a repair & restoration position in California. In 1995 he opened a restoration workshop in Montecito, CA. He is also a Field Instructor for the NAWCC and has taught at the NAWCC School of Horology in Pennsylvania.

Mr Geitner holds Omega & Seiko Certifications.

Since 2012, a Fellow of the  National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, Inc., having made valuable contributions in the field of horology and in the affairs of this association.



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