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Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What does 'night-time shutoff' or 'light sensor' mean?

    Most cuckoo clocks (either mechanical or battery powered) come with 'night-time shutoff' in either a manual or 'light sensor' variety. This just means that both varieties enable you to control when the clock makes sounds.

    Mechanical cuckoo clocks have a manual 'night-time shutoff' which are usually a lever with 2 positions - sound on or sound off. 

    Battery powered cuckoo clocks usually come with an automatic 'night-time shutoff' otherwise known as a light sensor which detects light levels and disables sound when the lights are off or it is very dark. While some include volume levels as well as sound on/off positions, some models also include an option to stop the sound between the hours of 9:00pm and 8:00am.

'CuCuRuKu' Cuckoo Clock (Natural wood & White tree) by Progetti

Brand: Progetti

Model ID: progetti-1767-ww

ISBN/UPC/GTIN: 3901002000234

Estimated Delivery Time: Subject to availability, approximately between June 21 and July 01.

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'CuCuRuKu' Cuckoo Clock (Natural wood & White tree) by Progetti

Created by Riccardo Paolino e Matteo Fusi and among Progetti’s best sellers, 'CùCùRùKù' is a tribute to nature and in particular to the autumn and winter seasons when the trees shed their leaves. Wood becomes the dominant feature highlighting the prevailing warm colours of autumn that then become cold in winter with the snow. The cuckoo bird is situated on the longest branch sheltered from the bad weather. The hands of the clock, shaped like the branches, are available in orange, white or green.

Available in six different colour combinations:

  • Black wood and orange tree
  • Black wood and white tree
  • Natural wood and orange tree
  • Natural wood and white tree
  • Oak wood and white tree
  • Silver wood with white tree

This cuckoo clock's quartz movement is battery powered and the cuckoo strike, which chimes on the hour with the sound of a light babbling brook and sweet cuckoo call, can be volume controlled and is also switched off automatically during the night by a built-in light sensor.

All Progetti cuckoo clocks are fitted with an Engstler™ clock & cuckoo mechanism which is custom built by the Engstler cuckoo clock manufacturer in the Black Forest region, Germany. Their craftsmanship ensures your cuckoo clock works as wonderfully as the world-famous traditional cuckoo clocks of the Black Forest region.

Product details:

Material: 
Wood
Colour:  Natural wood (wenge) & White tree
Designer:  Riccardo Paolino e Matteo Fusi (See below)
Height: 
30cm
Width:  40cm
Depth: 10cm
Weight:  3.2kg
Power source:  2 x C cell batteries (Not included)
Chime: Every hour (with automatic night-time shut off)
Sound: River stream & cuckoo calling
Light Sensor:  Yes
Country of Manufacture: Italy 

Meet the designer of the 'CuCuRuKu' Cuckoo Clock: Riccardo Paolino e Matteo Fusi

Riccardo Paolino was born in Como in 1974. He studied Industrial Design at the Milan Polytechnic where he graduated in 2000. Fusi Matteo was born in Como in 1976. He graduated in 2001 in Production Engineering, specialization Wood and Furniture. Grown through different educational courses, the pair professionally met at the Molteni & C Research Center, where they both work as project managers and furniture designers. Here they have developed their concept of modern design and industrial production. At the same time they collaborate with various companies in the industrial design field. The ironical, witty, sensory streak distinguishing some of their creations completes their thought and project target The cuckoo clock "Cùcùrukù" is currently present in the traveling exhibition “COLLEZIONE FARNESINA DESIGN”, sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the aim to promote the “made in italy” moniker around the world.

Estimated Delivery Time: Subject to availability, approximately between June 21 and July 01.

Worried about your order arriving on time? Nice out of ten of our orders arrive within the estimated delivery time or even earlier. However sometimes there can be factors (such as availability and delivery location) that can affect the delivery time and lengthen it by a few days or even a week or two for some more complex models. In such cases we will keep you informed of the delay and work with the the manufacturer and courier throughout the process to make it as simple as possible for you to rest assured knowing your clock is on track to you. Many of our clocks are held in stock with our suppliers but, depending on the model/brand, some are built-to-order by one of our many manufacturers in Italy, Germany, Japan or Switzerland. We appreciate your patience in such cases and we will inform you of the tracking details as soon as your order is shipped from the manufacturer or supplier.

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