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Cuckoo Clocks

The first cuckoo clock is believed to have been created by Franz Anton Ketterer in a German Black Forest village in 1730. Cuckoo clocks have weight-driven movements, with the weights dangling from chains under the clock in the shape of pine cones, acorns, or other figures. In modern spring-driven cuckoo clocks, the weights are merely decorative.

The clock sounds on the hour with one cuckoo for each hour, a sound produced by wind rushing through pipes when a bird or other figure emerges from the clock. The antique cuckoo clock has both pipes and casing made of wood, usually aged linden wood or a mixture of linden and walnut. Musical varieties of the clock play a tune after the hourly cuck-oo and may feature secondary figures dancing, hunting, chopping wood, or engaging in other activities... Read more

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March 24, 2018, 10:00 AM EST
Beaver Falls, PA, USA

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Group of Four Vintage Cuckoo Clocks

March 24, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Stamford, CT, USA

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March 31, 2018, 9:00 AM EST
Little Neck, NY, USA

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