In 1962, Mr. Kilburg was overseas visiting relatives in
Luxembourg. Unable to make the trip to Europe, his wife
Dorothy picked up the phone to call him one day. With
some help from the international operator, she got
through to California.
Unfortunately for her husband, it happened to be 2:00
a.m. This gave Mr. Kilburg all the inspiration he needed
to create the world’s first accurate global time
machine. In 1965, the Geochron was born.
After many years in California’s bay area, Geochron’s
factory moved to Portland, Oregon in the summer of 2007
where it continues to manufacture this incredible
The Legacy Continues Today
40 years, the Geochron has been used by world renowned
business leaders, dignitaries and diplomats and even by
those in the White House.
Today, the legacy continues. You can still own an
original, hand-made of the same exacting standards
as originally specified by Jim Kilburg in 1965.
Take a minute to read more about the precision
goes into each and every Geochron.