Model #8367 Curved Roof Chalet Cuckoo Clock with Animated Wood-chopper and Dancers
This is a very detailed cuckoo clock with a large animated wood-chopper. All the carvings are 3-dimensional and of course done by hand. the sloped roof has individual, hand-laid shingles and is in the traditional Black Forest style. This clock is also fitted with carved wooden weight shells. Animated dancers dance to 1 of 2 melodies after the call of cuckoo. 8 Day German Regula movement with gong and cuckoo on the hour and half-hour. Wooden dial, hands, numerals and cuckoo bird. Night shut-off and 2 year warranty. Made by Rombach & Haas of the Black Forest in Germany.
Whimsical and sometimes realistic animations such as this one were commonly reproduced mechanically in the Black Forest since the early Nineteenth Century. Here, a man in traditional Black Forest garb chops his firewood for the long winter. Meanwhile the children are above, on the balcony, dancing to the music.
This eight-day, musical cuckoo clock features a large 36-note music box with an excellent sound. This eight-day musical cuckoo clock has a night time shut-off lever so you can turn off the music and cuckoo and leave the time-keeping function running.
The dial, hands, and numbers and bird are all of solid wood. The shingles on the roof are individually laid, and all the carvings are done by hand.
This "Woodchopper " cuckoo clock is by Rombach und Haas and is available through Cuckoo Kingdom, Inc. It is an Original Black Forest Clock, certified by the VDS.
The clock comes packaged in genuine recycled materials, each clock made and packaged BY HAND by Black Forest craftsmen the same way they have been for hundreds of years. The cuckoo bird, hands, numbers, and dancers are all made of solid wood. The bird and dancers move along with the mechanically produced music and cuckoo call.