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Rare Antique Black Forest 3 Weight 1/4 Striking Carved Cuckoo & Quail Wall Clock Original High Quality Carvings, Little TLC Needed

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller classictime2015 (3,357) 100%, Location: Stonehouse, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 391982757707 This clock is a very rare high quality black forest triple weight driven 1/4 striking cuckoo wall clock which has some superb beautiful carvings that are in excellent condition, it is an early one with two fully automated birds, one cuckoo and one quail, the clock has superb large proportions The case features a superb carved top pediment with carved leaves and a cuckoo all of which have been carved extremely well and of high quality as you can see from the pictures The whole case has superb high quality carvings decorating it. Just take a look at the photos for yourself to see how stunning the clock displays, the case is in great condition for age with only miner discrepancies that you would only expect to see The clock features its original wooden dial with its original numerals and carved hands which are amazing, the dial is in excellent condition The very rare triple weight driven 1/4 striking movement is absoulutely fantastic with its brass plates and typical of blackforest, hand carved automated cuckoo birds to top of movement with one of the doors missing The movement unfortunatley is not in full working order and will need an expert to look over it, all the parts seem to be their, the 3 bellows all look to be in good condition but one does not seem to work so will need repairing or replacing. The clock comes with its original wooden pendulum The movement has the rare 1/4 striking feature where the one cuckoo strikes on the quarters once on the 1/4 past, twice on the half and 3 times on the 1/4 too then o the hour the one comes out and strikes 4 times then is followed by the other which strikes the amount of hours, unfortunately it is not activating properly but when you set them off manually they do work The timepiece part of the clock seems to work as it is The clock measures 26 inches high (without pendulum and weights) x 18 inches wide x 8.5 inches deep This is a perfect investment clock as its very rare to find an original triple weight driven Black Forest cuckoo & quail clock and well worth getting done Approx Date: 1860 Rare Antique Black Forest 3 Weight 1/4 Striking Carved Cuckoo & Quail Wall Clock Description This clock is a very rare high quality black forest triple weight driven 1/4 striking cuckoo wall clock which has some superb beautiful carvings that are in excellent condition, it is an early one with two fully automated birds, one cuckoo and one quail, the clock has superb large proportions The case features a superb carved top pediment with carved leaves and a cuckoo all of which have been carved extremely well and of high quality as you can see from the pictures The whole case has superb high quality carvings decorating it. Just take a look at the photos for yourself to see how stunning the clock displays, the case is in great condition for age with only miner discrepancies that you would only expect to see The clock features its original wooden dial with its original numerals and carved hands which are amazing, the dial is in excellent condition The very rare triple weight driven 1/4 striking movement is absoulutely fantastic with its brass plates and typical of blackforest, hand carved automated cuckoo birds to top of movement with one of the doors missing The movement unfortunatley is not in full working order and will need an expert to look over it, all the parts seem to be their, the 3 bellows all look to be in good condition but one does not seem to work so will need repairing or replacing. The clock comes with its original wooden pendulum The movement has the rare 1/4 striking feature where the one cuckoo strikes on the quarters once on the 1/4 past, twice on the half and 3 times on the 1/4 too then o the hour the one comes out and strikes 4 times then is followed by the other which strikes the amount of hours, unfortunately it is not activating properly but when you set them off manually they do work The timepiece part of the clock seems to work as it is The clock measures 26 inches high (without pendulum and weights) x 18 inches wide x 8.5 inches deep This is a perfect investment clock as its very rare to find an original triple weight driven Black Forest cuckoo & quail clock and well worth getting done Approx Date: 1860 Click images to enlarge Payment PayPal Cheque Bank Transfer Cash on collection You are more than welcome to personally collect any item free of charge Shipping All my items will be packed professionally Shipping prices include professional packaging materials, boxes, and priority service I will only use professional couriers which will provide a full tracking number which can be tracked online Please remember to check with your countries customs office for your customs duties and taxes as full invoice amounts will be declared as i am required by law Terms of Sale All bids and purchases are legally binding and non paying bidders will be reported to ebay and legal action taken Payments are to be made within 3 days of Purchase All our clocks are tested for a period of a week before listing onto ebay and working condition is clearly stated above Most of the time antique clocks will need adjusting and setting into beat after transport and a professional person is advised and may be required in order to do this If on the rare occassion you receive a clock that has a problem or does not work after initial set up and adjusting by a professional person then we reserve the right for you to return the movement for repair by myself Different countries have different customs rules so please check with your customs office for custom duties and taxes as these are the buyers responsibility About Us I will be mostly dealing in top quality original antique clocks all of which we have full confidence in and which we source from good collectors worldwide If on the rare occasion you experiece any problems at all with your purchases then please contact me and i will work with you to try and sort out any problems or queries you may have Contact Us Get images that make Supersized seem small.Tailor your auctions with Auctiva's Listing Templates! THE simple solution for eBay sellers. Track Page Views WithAuctiva's FREE Counter Condition: The wall clock is in great condition with a beautiful design to the case with superb high quality carvings decorating the whole of the case. The case is in great condition with only a couple of miner discrepancies to the carvings with a superb patina and colour to the wood. Dial is good with all the original numerals and hands. Very rare 1/4 striking Movement in need of a little TLC, Age: Antique, Pre-1900, Type: Wall Clock, Sub-Type: Carved Cuckoo Wall Clock, Style/ Origin/ Theme: Triple weight Cuckoo Clock, Material: Black Forest Carved Wood, Features: Chimes

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