River City Clocks MD878-16 Eight Day Musical Cuckoo Wall Clock
Eight Day Musical Cuckoo Clock
This stunning hand-carved eight day musical German cuckoo clock features wooden hands, a wood dial with Roman numerals, and a warm light yellow hand-painted and hand-carved cuckoo bird. This cuckoo clock case features four bear cubs playing on a playground in the forest. At the top of each hour the two bears beneath the dial seesaw up and down while the bears on the right revolve on a turntable. The birds at the peak of the clock are protecting their nest. The dancers revolve on their platform at the top of every hour. This clock also plays music on the hour alternating between two different melodies: Edelweiss & The Happy Wanderer. Three cast iron pine cone weights are suspended beneath the clock case by three separate brass chains. The hand-carved circle pendulum continuously swings back and forth which controls the timing of the clock. If your cuckoo clock's timing should ever need adjustment, you can control the speed of your clock by sliding the circle up or down the pendulum stick. Sliding the circle down causes the cuckoo clock to run slightly slower, while sliding the circle up makes the cuckoo clock run slightly faster. 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 and the music. Pulling the lever down enables the cuckoo clock to play the music and cuckoo call. The eight day all brass mechanical Regular movement, which is produced in the Black Forest of Germany, is wound once per eight days by raising the three pine cone weights. One weight powers the time, one weight powers the music and dancers, and the other weight powers the cuckoo bird and cuckoo call.
- Cuckoo clock features bear cubs playing in the forest
- Mechanical music box plays two alternating melodies on the top of every hour
- Cuckoo bird cuckoos the hour at the top of every hour
- Dancers revolve on turntable every hour while music plays
- Two year limited warranty covering workmanship and manufacturers defects
Note: 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. This clock is covered by a two year limited warranty covering workmanship and manufacturers defects.
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