Heidi House Battery Chalet Kuckulino With Swinging Doll 18cm By TRENKLE

SKU: 20083717


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Height: 18.0cmWidth: 14.0cmDepth: 8.0cm

A Kuckulino Depicting A Swiss Story From 1880

This delightful Heidi House kuckulino represents a genuine, high quality hand-crafted Black Forest clock, produced by artisan clock makers TRENKLE from Simonswald in the Black Forest region of Germany. Measuring a quaint 18cm in height*, this enchanting chalet style kuckulino portrays the famous story of Heidi & Peter as detailed below:

The classic story of Heidi is well loved and known throughout Switzerland, where the story originated in 1880. In this story Heidi, a little orphan mountain girl learns about life whilst sent to live with her grandfather at his mountain home in the Swiss Alps. In this story, Heidi makes a new friend named Klara, who is ill and spends most of her time confined to a wheelchair. Meanwhile, Heidi's other friend, Peter who is the shepherd for Heidi's grandfather and who has spent a lot of time with Heidi, becomes jealous of Klara and her friendship with Heidi, and so he gets rid of Klaras wheelchair to try and send her away, in a bid to spend more time with Heidi for himself. After a large storm ravages their little village, Klara is so determined to help, and in doing so she realises she no longer needs the wheelchair after all. This new-found discovery sparks a big celebration in the stricken village.

Chalet clocks are a common clock design and are often shaped as alpine houses, featuring details that represent life in the mountain regions of Europe (around southern Germany, Switzerland and Austria). This particular clock features Heidi & Peter, & a goat out the front of the chalet, alongside a couple of trees. Additional features include hand painted window shutters and flowers in the windowsills. All of these features have been hand crafted out of timber and hand painted, with the overall clock design rounded out by a wooden clock dial in the centre of the timber chalet. This timepiece is powered by a high quality quartz movement that is accurate at keeping time. It is recommended to change the batteries annually to ensure longevity of your clock mechanism. Perhaps the most unique feature of this delightful clock is the addition of a swinging doll sitting on a swing below the clock, acting as the pendulum. Dressed in traditional Black Forest attire, the doll swings side to side, providing a visual delight that is sure to entertain all ages.

This clock comes with an option of 12 different melodies that rotate each hour including: 

  • Music Box Dancer
  • Muss I Denn Zum (Wooden Heart)
  • Lara's Theme - Dr Zhivago
  • MĂĽhle im Schwarzwald (Black Forest Mill)
  • Barcarole
  • Ich weiss nicht, was soll es bedeuten (The Lorelei)
  • Oh My Papa
  • Fröhlicher Wanderer (Happy Wanderer)
  • Que Sera
  • Edelweiss
  • FĂĽr Elise (Pour Elise)
  • Clementine

This kuckulino comes with a three way switch. It can either -

A. Cuckoo the time on the Hour

B. Play 12 different tunes which alternates each hour

C. Switch off completely

Please note that this clock does not feature a cuckoo bird.

 

What is a Kuckulino Clock?

A kuckulino clock is a small timepiece produced in the Black Forest, featuring carved and chalet designs, along with the traditional swinging doll style. Quaint in size, kuckulino clocks make the cuckoo call each hour, however they do not feature a cuckoo bird popping out, in contrast to a traditional cuckoo clock. Using the three way switch on most kuckulinos, you can alternate between three options- a quiet cuckoo call; alternating through a different melody each hour; or no sound at all. Some kuckulinos do not feature music or a cuckoo call, and instead are purely timepieces. Available at an affordable price point, these delightful mini cuckoo clocks make fantastic gift ideas for adults and children alike, as they add a hint of character to any room in your chosen space. If you are looking for a clock that features a cuckoo bird popping out, check out our entire cuckoo clock range here.

 Quality Black Forest Craftsmanship

  • This genuine clock is hand crafted in the Black Forest region of Germany by artisan clock makers Trenkle.
  • For over a half of a century, the Trenkle Uhren GmbH company has been carrying on the clock production tradition. 
  • Trenkle Black Forest clocks are a wonderful example of quality, careful workmanship and a love for detail. Their clocks are produced using a combination of creative handiwork and the newest technology
  • Trenkle Uhren's creative ideas are expressed in their ever changing models which add to the extensive range already available, which can be browsed both in store and online at the Clock Shop

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! 

We offer a large range of quality timepieces that add a German inspired atmosphere to your home. When you purchase a clock from us, you will be guaranteed a product that is authentic in origin, sourced directly from Germany, and crafted of the highest quality.

Key Features:

  • Genuine hand-crafted Heidi House kuckulino by Trenkle Uhren
  • Measures 18cm in height*
  • Portrays the Swiss story of Heidi from 1880
  • Popular chalet design
  • Features Heidi & Peter, & a goat out the front of the chalet alongside a couple of trees
  • Hand painted window shutters and flowers in the windowsills
  • Hand crafted out of timber and hand painted
  • Wooden clock dial in the centre of the timber chalet
  • Swinging girl in traditional Black Forest attire acts as the pendulum
  • Girl swings side to side, providing a visual delight for all ages
  • Powered by a high quality quartz movement that is accurate at keeping time
  • Does not feature a cuckoo bird
  • Option of 12 different melodies that rotate each hour
  • Features a 3 way switch - cuckoo the time each hour; rotate through 12 different melodies; switch sound off completely
  • Powered by a high quality quartz movement that is accurate at keeping time
  • Requires 2 x AA alkaline batteries
  • Weight: Approx 900 grams
  • Hand crafted in the Black Forest region of Germany
  • 2 year warranty
  • Fast delivery Australia wide
  • 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.

*Please note, the height of the clock does not include the pendulum (swinging doll).

SKU 20083717
Model # 2063 SQ
Barcode # 4250401814799
Brand Trenkle
Shipping Weight 1.1000kg
Shipping Width 0.190m
Shipping Height 0.270m
Shipping Length 0.130m
Height 18.0cm
Width 14.0cm
Depth 8.0cm
Type Mini Black Forest Clocks
Style Chalet
Style Pendulum
Movement Battery
Clock Sound 3 Way Switch - Optional Cuckoo, Music or No Sound
Colour Multi-Coloured
Material Wood
Batteries Required 2 x AA Alkaline Batteries
Theme Heidi House
Theme Swinging Doll
Numerals Roman Numerals
Pendulum Yes
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