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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.

'Urban' Cuckoo Clock (Yellow) by Progetti

Brand: Progetti

Model ID: progetti-2445-yellow

CHRISTMAS DELIVERY TIMES: With increased courier demand, and also logistic issues caused by Brexit and Covid, we make no guarantees for whether orders made on the 7th of December (or later) will arrive before Christmas for our UK customers. Also, the Progetti workshop closes over Christmas and New Years, so if any orders are made after the 7th of December, there is a strong chance that they WILL NOT be dispatched before Christmas and in fact will most likely be ready to ship in late January or early Feburary once Progetti are back from holiday. As an alternative, we offer a range of 'custom message' gift cards which makes for a unique present. They can be used at any time and are sent to you digitally. See our range of Gift Cards here.

IMPORT COSTS: Cuckoo Collections is proud to announce that we will pay for ALL customs charges or Import VAT costs for our UK customers (due to the new Brexit trade union with the EU). We don't want our UK customers being surprised by any additional charges. Therefore, if you are notified of any customs charges then please let us know. We will organise to have these paid or the amounts refunded back to you.

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Inspired by the urban city-scape, but with a touch of green, the 'Urban' cuckoo clock is an innovative modern table or wall cuckoo clock designed bt Italian designer 'Patrizia Dalla Pace' for Progetti.

Her hope was to evoke the feeling of nature even in the city, creating a true representation of sustainable architecture. The green, which symbolically protrudes from the window sills, is realised with stabilised moss. It can be hung on the wall but also put on the office table or among the shelves of the home bookcase.

Crafted from recyclable materials that respect the environment, it is finished with non-toxic paints and comes in three different colours - Black, White or Yellow (Mustard). 

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. 

All Progetti cuckoo clocks are tested for a 24-hour period prior to their shipment to ensure the highest level of quality.

Product details:

Material: 
Eco-friendly wood & non-toxic paint
Colour:  Yellow (Mustard)
Designer:  Patrizia Dalla Pace (See below)
Height: 
29cm
Width: 
17cm
Depth: 13cm
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 'Urban' cuckoo clock: Patrizia Dalla Pace

Born in Conegliano (Treviso, Italy). In 1990, Pace moved into her family company, which core business was the industrial design and production of machines for the metalworking from coil, following the export technical commercial office. In 2015 she began her own retail activity by opening a space called Natura e Scoperte™ in Conegliano (Treviso, Italy) where she promotes innovative eco-friendly design objects, mostly made in Italy, which are chosen for their eco-sustainable production process and taking into consideration their minimal final impact in the environment.

CHRISTMAS DELIVERY TIMES: With increased courier demand, and also logistic issues caused by Brexit and Covid, we make no guarantees for whether orders made on the 7th of December (or later) will arrive before Christmas for our UK customers. Also, the Progetti workshop closes over Christmas and New Years, so if any orders are made after the 7th of December, there is a strong chance that they WILL NOT be dispatched before Christmas and in fact will most likely be ready to ship in late January or early Feburary once Progetti are back from holiday. As an alternative, we offer a range of 'custom message' gift cards which makes for a unique present. They can be used at any time and are sent to you digitally. See our range of Gift Cards here.

IMPORT COSTS: Cuckoo Collections is proud to announce that we will pay for ALL customs charges or Import VAT costs for our UK customers (due to the new Brexit trade union with the EU). We don't want our UK customers being surprised by any additional charges. Therefore, if you are notified of any customs charges then please let us know. We will organise to have these paid or the amounts refunded back to you.

Worried about your order arriving on time? Nine 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.

At any time, if you have questions or concerns about the delivery time of your order (maybe because it's for a birthday, wedding or Christmas present) then let us know and we will do our best to fast-track the order with our manufacturers. Contact us here.