Brand: August Schwer
Model ID: august-5.0876.01.P
Estimated Delivery Time: Subject to availability, approximately between June 29 and July 03.
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This very large clock presents every detail, which stands for the uniqueness of a Black Forest Farm house. The clock house itself represents the specific building techniques of the Black Forest. A typical shingle roof, partial open stonework building at the base.Black Forest farm steads are often isolated buildings spread thin over the hilly countryside. A characteristic of such a farm house is the bell tower with the fire bell on the roof. In the case of an emergency, help could be called with these bells. All these details, at first glance beautiful adornments, have vital functions for a Black Forest farm house.Today, many Black Forest farm houses offer various leasure activities for visiting guests. Very popular with families are farms keeping horses or ponies. This clock shows one of these family-friendly Pony Farms, along with all the elements of a traditional Black Forest farm.Besides the ponies on the right hand side, there is a way side cross, a little well, and a hidden deer among the trees.The central moving element of the clock is the farmer's wife in Black Forest (Gutach Valley) costume, ringing the bell. She lifts her right arm and pulls on the rope. At the same time, the bell in the bell tower swings and chimes.All figurines and decorative elements are made of wood and are hand-painted.The dancing figurines are high quality children figurines, each one a different figurine.All parts made of wood, wooden dial, hands, cuckoo, pendulum.High quality Swiss music box (Reuge), 2 melodies: Edelweiss and Happy Wanderer.
|Movement Type:||8-day Movement|
High quality 'Regula' movement
|Size (height):||58 cm|
|Size (width):||47 cm|
|Size (depth):||26 cm|
Made by August Schwer in Schoenwald, Black Forest, Germany
All of our mechanical Black Forest cuckoo clocks come complete with a 'Certificate of Authenticity' which verifies that the clock was made in the Black Forest Region, Germany and that all of it's parts, including it's internal clock mechanism, have been made with the highest of standard of manufacture. This certificate was created by the Black Forest Clock Association as a certification process designed to protect the Black Forest tradition and to represent it's quality around the world. This is the promise that Cuckoo Collections passes on from our manufacturers to you, the customer.