River City Clocks

River City Clocks M466-10 Woodchopper and Waterwheel Musical Cottage Cuckoo Clock

Hand-carved in the Black Forest of GermanyMan chops log at the top of every hour and half hourAlternates between Edelweiss and the Happy Wanderer30-hour all brass mechanical movementDimensions: 11W x 6.5D x 10H inches. the perfect touch for your living room or lodge the River City Clocks M466-10 Woodchopper and Waterwheel Musical Cottage Cuckoo Clock gives your space a dash of classic appeal. This German one day cuckoo clock cottage features a man chopping a log andour space a dash of classic appeal. This German one day cuckoo clock cottage features a man chopping a log and a moving waterwheel. The traditionally styled Black Forest cottage is has rocks on the roof and hand-made trees and a deer at the base of the clock. On the top of every hour and on the half-hour the woodchopper chops wood and the waterwheel turns. This clock also plays music on the hour and half-hour alternating between two different twenty-two note melodies--Edelweiss and The Happy Wanderer. Three cast iron pine cone weights are suspended beneath the clock case by three separate brass chains. The hand-made pendulum continuously swings back and forth controlling the timing of the clock. On every hour the cuckoo bird emerges from a swinging door above the clock dial and counts the hour by cuckooing once per hour. 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 the woodchopper waterwheel and the music. Pulling the lever down enables the woodchopper and waterwheel to move and allows the music and cuckoo. The 30-hour mechanical regular movement is wound once per day by raising the three pine cone weights. One weight powers the time one weight powers the music and the other weight powers the cuckoo bird and cuckoo call woodchopper and waterwheel. read more