Before The Hunt 8 Day Mechanical Carved Cuckoo Clock With Deer 52cm By HÖNES

SKU: 20041519


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Dimensions

Height: 52.0cm

A Traditional Design

Attention to detail is easily apparent with this exquisite 8 Day Mechanical Carved Cuckoo Clock by German designer HÖNES from the Black Forest in Germany, where the company was established in 1950.

Measuring 52cm in height*, this exquisite hand-carved clock features a full stag carving crowning a traditional hunting scene, with two rifles hanging just below the stag, and two deer heads sitting above the rifles, one on the left and the other on the right. Additional details include a rabbit and a bird standing on either side of the wooden clock dial, a scene that is depicted before the hunt has started. Additional details to complete the hunting scene include a powder bag at the base of the clock as well as a french horn that surrounds the dial. Beautiful oak foliage also adorns the clock, whilst colourful dancers are situated on a balcony above the clock dial, and a timber pendulum hangs below the clock itself, alongside the weights, rounding out this fantastic hunting scene. Perhaps the most fascinating feature of this clock is that the 'Before The Hunt' and 'After The Hunt' cuckoo clock designs represent a very famous and traditional element for cuckoo clock designs, making up one of the most popular styles of cuckoo clock carvings today. This exceptionally carved cuckoo clock by HÖNES features deep and detailed carvings, with attention to detail that is clearly evident. It is qualities like these that make HÖNES clocks stand out from the rest.

As this clock is an 8 day mechanism, the weights need to be wound once a week. The in-built cuckoo of this clock calls the time each hour and once at half past through a door that opens. There are two melodies that alternate with this clock after the cuckoo calls - Edelweiss and Happy Wanderer. The automaton (moving parts) for this clock include the dancers on the balcony who twirl when the music plays.

This beautifully designed clock by HÖNES is a charming timepiece, suitable for those looking for a quality traditional cuckoo clock that has been carved using methods that have been practised for hundreds of years.

Benefits of a Mechanical Cuckoo Clock

Black Forest mechanical cuckoo clocks are weight driven and are available in two different movements:

  • 1 Day Movement - you wind the clock by pulling the chain and winding the weights once a day
  • 8 Day Movement - you wind the clock by pulling the chain and winding the weights once a week

Each mechanical cuckoo clock will have either two or three weights; two weights for cuckoo only and three weights for cuckoo and music. One weight runs the clock movement and hands that show the time and the second weight drives the cuckoo calling mechanism. The cuckoo sound is produced using bellows that push air through two whistles creating the 'cook' and 'coo' sounds respectively. If you choose to also have music with your mechanical cuckoo clock, the third weight drives a traditional mechanical music box movement with a pinned cylinder that plucks notes on a 'comb' to produce a melody.

Hand Crafted in the Black Forest, Germany

This genuine cuckoo clock is hand crafted in the Black Forest region of Germany by artisan clock makers HÖNES.

For true and authentic German Black Forest clocks, many people have come to rely on the quality and craftsmanship of the HÖNES name. HÖNES offers more than 70 years of experience with creating beautiful, high quality clocks.

Using only highly skilled and talented woodcarvers, HÖNES ensures that each clock creation is exceptionally built. From the design to the details, HÖNES cuckoo clocks have an elegance and beauty that is typical of all Black Forest clockmakers. Ensuring that all clocks are made in the traditional methods is one of the reasons that HÖNES remains such a popular and trusted provider of cuckoo clocks.

Why Shop at the Clock Shop?

Our small family run business has been standing in the same location since 1993, providing Australia with the number one option for consistent quality timepieces. Don’t believe us? Check out our company reviews!

If you’re looking to purchase an authentic German cuckoo clock in Australia, then we offer a large range of quality timepieces that add a German inspired atmosphere to your home.

When you purchase a cuckoo clock from us, you will be guaranteed a product that is authentic in origin, sourced directly from Germany, and crafted of the highest quality. These beautiful and unique hand carved clocks date back to the early 18th century and are still manufactured in the Black Forest region of Germany today. 

A Guaranteed Product of Authenticity

The Clock Shop is a member of the “VDS-Verein die Schwarzwalduhr” (= Black Forest clock association), and a certificate of authenticity is included for all clocks with a mechanical movement made in the Black Forest. In order to provide customers with this certificate of authenticity, the product must be produced authentically and exclusively from the Black Forest, and must be working purely mechanically with all of its essential working parts to have also been produced in the Black Forest as well. HÖNES mechanical cuckoo clocks all guarantee the hallmarks of quality, precision and authenticity and as such, come with this certificate. When you purchase a mechanical cuckoo clock from the Clock Shop we will guarantee:

  • 2 year warranty on all cuckoo clock purchases
  • A VDS Certificate of authenticity
  • Top quality customer service with fast response times
  • Fast and secure delivery to anywhere in Australia
  • A 100% happiness guarantee policy with easy returns

Key Features:

  • Genuine hand-carved 8 day mechanical carved cuckoo clock by HÖNES
  • Features a stag head carving crowning a traditional hunting scene, with two rifles hanging just below the stag
  • 2 additional deer heads above the rifles, one on the left and the other on the right
  • Additional details include a rabbit and a bird standing on either side of the wooden clock dial
  • Additional details include a powder bag at the base of the clock and a french horn that surrounds the dial
  • Beautiful oak foliage also adorns the clock
  • Colourful dancers are situated on a balcony above the clock dial
  • Timber pendulum hangs below the clock itself, alongside the weights
  • Depicts a very famous and traditional cuckoo clock design
  • Features deep and detailed carvings, with attention to detail that is clearly evident
  • 8 day mechanism, the weights need to be wound once a week
  • In-built cuckoo of this clock calls the time each hour and once at half past through a door that opens
  • Two melodies that alternate with this clock after the cuckoo calls - Edelweiss and Happy Wanderer
  • Automaton (moving parts) include dancers who twirl when the music plays
  • Measures 52cm in height*
  • Hand carved in the Black Forest region of Germany
  • Certificate of authenticity
  • 2 year warranty
  • Fast delivery Australia wide
  • Free delivery on orders over $400
  • Happiness guaranteed

Disclaimer:

Whilst we do our best to accurately capture all products to best represent their natural appearance, the colour and finish of this product may vary slightly from the images on our website.

*The measurements of the clock do not include the height of the weights or pendulum.

SKU 20041519
Model # 8637/4T NU
Brand Hönes
Height 52.0cm
Type Cuckoo Clocks
Style Traditional
Style Carved
Movement Type Mechanical 8 Day Chain Wind
Clock Sound Cuckoo & Music
Music Mechanical Music
Theme Hunting
Theme Animals
Automaton (Moving Parts) Dancers
Material Wood
Pendulum Yes

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