Vintage Schatz 8 Day German Made Hunter Cuckoo Clock
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ABOUT THIS CLOCKThis clock was made in Germany by Schatz. Schatz is well known for quality eight day black forest cuckoo clocks. This is an 8 day circa 1940s fully restored classic Hunter Style Cuckoo Clock. It measures 17 inches from top of antlers to the bottom of bag, and 10 inches wide at its widest point.
This clock is around 60 years old or older based on the works and flutes etc. WHY IS THIS CLOCK UNIQUE This one has colorful glass eyes in the deer head. These larger Schatz 8 Day cuckoo clocks are getting hard to find. It also has both horn ends in tact, both antlers and ears in tact,and it is in great looking condition. HOW THIS CLOCK WORKS On the hour the cuckoo bird appears from behind the door, it cuckoos and strikes a gong wire the number of the hour (see video above). On the half hour the bird appears, it cuckoos, and a gong strikes 1 time 2 large correct weights drive this clock. REPAIRS FULL OUT OF CASE SERVICE I inspect them for wear and case damage, and do any needed case repair. Replace the bellow paper on one or both bellows if needed. Clean case and carvings and treat with lemon oil. lubricate and adjusted them in only the proper locations. I run them on my shop wall until they are working ... read more