Railroad House Gothic 8 Day Mechanical Cuckoo Clock 47cm By HERR
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Railroad House Gothic 8 Day Mechanical Cuckoo Clock 47cm By HERR

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Height: 47.0cmWidth: 37.0cmDepth: 16.0cm

Robert Herr | Custom Made Luxury Cuckoo Clocks

Attention to detail is easily apparent with this exquisite 8 Day Gothic style Railroad House Mechanical Carved Cuckoo Clock by German master carver Robert Herr from the Black Forest in Germany.

Measuring 47cm in height*, this impressive hand-carved clock features the design of a railroad house, or, Bahnhäusleuhr in German, which resembles an important milestone in the history of Black Forest Clock Making. The design came to be in the mid 18th century, by Friedrich Eisenlohr, an architect for a railroad company, who was inspired by the houses of railroad gatekeepers. This vintage reproduction offers a bold design, and features deep and detailed carvings with an ornate gothic inspired aesthetic - features which set Robert Herr cuckoo clocks apart.

Additional details to complete the overall design feature include the clock dial, numerals and hands which are also made from wood, whilst the chains and other visible metal parts are darkly burnished. The clock has been treated with a black antique wax, and the weights are encased in beautiful hand turned wooden housings.

The in-built wooden cuckoo of this clock has a very beautiful cuckoo call which calls the time each hour and once every half hour, moving its wings when called. This clock model has a manual night shut-down mode that is enabled by lifting and pulling a lever, and it needs to be wound once a week. There is no music with this clock.

What sets this clock apart is that the entire piece has been carved and hand signed by one person, who has seen the project through from start to completion. The combination of the design, creativity and attention to detail that Robert Herr cuckoo clocks encompasses truly represents what the essence of Black Forest high class workmanship is all about. The finished products are truly spectacular, and the journey of this clock from the design and the planning stages, to receiving the finished product is wonderful to watch.

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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.

Why Shop at 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. This mechanical cuckoo clock by Robert Herr guarantees the hallmarks of quality 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 Robert Herr
  • Hand carved by a Black Forest master carver who has seen the project to completion
  • Showcases the design of a railroad house -an important milestone in the history of Black Forest Clock Making
  • Bold design featuring deep and detailed carvings in the wood
  • Elegantly carved with intricate details
  • Measures 47cm in height (not including weights/chains)
  • Measures 37cm in width and 16cm in depth
  • Clock dial, numerals and hands are made from wood
  • Timber pendulum hangs below the clock itself, alongside the weights
  • Features deep and detailed carvings, with attention to detail that is clearly evident
  • Gothic aesthetic
  • In-built wooden cuckoo calls the time each hour
  • No music
  • 8 Day mechanism - needs to be wound once a week
  • Hand carved & crafted 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 121128
Model # 8005sch
Brand Robert Herr
Height 47.0cm
Width 37.0cm
Depth 16.0cm
Type Cuckoo Clocks
Style Traditional
Style Pendulum
Style Carved
Style Railroad House
Movement Mechanical 8 Day Chain Wind
Clock Sound Cuckoo or No Sound
Numerals Roman Numerals
Pendulum Yes
Colour Black
Material Wood
Theme Ornate
2 Year Warranty
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All purchases from Clock Shop also come with our Happiness Guarantee policy - We will happily exchange or refund any product that you are not 100% happy with. To request an exchange or refund, simply contact us within 7 days from the date your item/s arrived. All of our products are quality checked before they are shipped out. If you receive a faulty item from us upon delivery, please contact us immediately at support@clockshop.com.au 

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