An Authentic Black Forest Chalet Cuckoo Clock
This quaint little Battery Chalet Cuckoo Clock By ENGSTLER represents a fine example of a genuine, high quality hand-crafted Black Forest cuckoo clock, produced from Schwarzwald in Germany, a region otherwise known as the Black Forest.
Measuring 33cm in height*, this pleasing chalet style cuckoo clock portrays the scene of a small alpine chalet in the mountainous woodlands of Southern Germany. The chalet features simple carvings of a dog, tree and bench as added details around the house. This particuluar model has hand-painted window shutters and a pine tree.
Chalet cuckoo clocks are the most famous and common type of cuckoo clocks and are often shaped as alpine houses, featuring carvings representing life in the mountain regions of Europe (around southern Germany, Switzerland and Austria). Chalet style cuckoo clocks are can range from simple arrangements of carved features to very detailed scenes with many moving parts (also known as automaton).
The in-built cuckoo of this beautiful clock calls the time each hour, with a permanent automatic night-time shut-off that is controlled by a light sensor. When the room is dark enough, the cuckoo will no longer sound allowing you a sound sleep, before recommencing as the room lights up again the next morning. There is also a manual override to silence the cuckoo altogether should that be preferred. This clock also comes with optional music after the cuckoo calls.
This beautifully designed clock by ENGSTLER is a charming timepiece, suitable for those looking for a quartz battery cuckoo clock that is reliable and very precise at keeping time, whilst keeping in design features using carving methods that have been practised for hundreds of years.
Benefits of a Quartz Battery Operated Cuckoo Clock
Quartz cuckoo clocks operate differently to mechanical cuckoo clocks. Quartz simply means the clock movement is battery operated. One benefit of a quartz operated cuckoo clock is that they are easier to manage and more hands off than a traditional mechanical cuckoo clock, as they do not require to be wound, and often feature ornamental or decorative weights and chains.
Quartz cuckoo clocks are available with or without music; the models that come with music play 12 different tunes that alternate each hour. Some models feature the sound of a real cuckoo bird in a forest environment.
Most quartz cuckoo clocks feature a light sensor for automatic night shut off to automatically mute any sound when the room gets dark.
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 Engstler
ENGSTLER Black Forest clocks are a wonderful example of quality, careful workmanship and a love for detail.
The name ENGSTLER stands for a flexible family enterprise which has been led with modern ideas for generations.
By linking tradition and innovative technology, ENGSTLER are able to present not only mechanical cuckoo clocks, but also the latest development of quartz cuckoo clocks to the world.
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If you’re looking to purchase an authentic battery German cuckoo clock in Australia, then we offer a large range of quality timepieces that add a playful German inspired atmosphere to your home.
- Genuine hand-crafted battery operated chalet cuckoo clock by ENGSTLER
- Quaint little chalet in the mountain woods scene
- Hand-carved and hand-painted features
- Dog & bench
- Cuckoo calls the time each hour
- Automatic night shut off with light sensor
- Optional music
- Manual override switch
- Measures 33cm in height
- High quality pendulum battery quartz movement accurately holds time
- Hand crafted in the Black Forest region of Germany
- 2 year warranty
- Fast delivery Australia wide
- Happiness guaranteed
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.