by River City Clocks
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Item #: RCC-MD852-16
Ship Weight: 18.0007 lb
10+ in stock
This eight day musical Black Forest cuckoo clock cottage shows what happens when you upset your old lady.This At the top of every hour the men raise their beer steins up and down while the man on the left gets his noodle bruised by his wife's rolling pin. The waterwheel turns, the dancers revolve, and the clock plays one of two different twenty-eight note melodies, Edelweiss and the Happy Wanderer.
Three cast iron pine cone weights are suspended beneath the clock case by three separate brass chains. The hand-made pendulum continously swings back and forth which controls the timing of the clock.
On every hour the cuckoo bird emerges from a swinging door above the clock dial and counts the hour by cuckooing once per hour. (Example: At one o'clock the bird will cuckoo once. At eight o'clock the bird will cuckoo eight times) The half hour is announced with one cuckoo call. There is a sound shut-off device beneath the base of the cuckoo clock. Pushing the lever up disables the cuckoo birds cuckoo, the beer drinkers & wife, waterwheel, and the music. Pulling the lever down enables the beer drinker, the noodle bruiser, the waterwheel to move and allows the music and cuckoo.
The eight day Regula movement is wound once per eight days by raising the three pine cone weights. One weight powers the time, one weight powers the Swiss music box, and the other weight powers the cuckoo bird and cuckoo call, the beer drinkers, and waterwheel.
*Great effort has been made to portray each cuckoo clock as accurately as possible. As with many handmade items, the exact coloration and carving may vary slightly from clock to clock. We consider this to be a special part of their character.
- Dimensions: H 16"
- Country of origin: Germany
- Warranty: Two year limited warranty covering workmanship and manufacturers defects.
- Wife hits husband in the head with rolling pin
- Beer drinking men raise and lower their mugs
- Plays two melodies, Edelweiss and the Happy Wanderer
- Dancers revolve on turntable every hour while music plays
- Moving waterwheel and hand-made figurines
River City Clocks is the largest importer of Black Forest Cuckoo Clocks in North America. We offer over 100 different styles of cuckoo clocks, many traditional and contemporary mantel and wall clocks, decorative galileo thermometers, hourglasses, weather instruments, and more.
DimensionsH 16 in.
Item Weight16 lbs
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