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This Engstler Cuckoo Clock, model 488/8 MT, is an 8 day movement, hand crafted clock made in Germany. The roof with bell tower of this very accurately manufactured Black Forest chalet is covered with hand-laid wooden shingles. The woodcutter moves his arm, and the mill-wheel and the wood-sawing machine move when the music plays. All figurines are hand-carved and hand-painted.
Dimensions: 58cm (22.8 inch)
Movement: 8-day movement
Made in Germany
100% Authentic - Directly from the Black Forest
Manufacturer: Engstler Uhren
Melodies: Plays two tunes "Edelweiss" and "The Happy Wanderer (Fröhlicher Wanderer)"
Upon Request, Wooden Weights Option Available
Quick 24-48 hour processing
No sales tax
Free Shipping and VAT Included in Price
Model Number: 488-8 MT
Catalog Number: 42503758-02266
Since 1952 Engstler Uhren is a family owned business located in Villingen-Schwenningen in the Black Forest in Germany. Their passion for outstanding cuckoo clocks has pushed them forward to innovate and uphold impeccable quality in their clocks.
Josef Engstler originally founded the company and it has since handed it down to Gerold Engstler who hopes to hand it down to the fourth generation of Engstlers in the future. Over 20 employees hand craft and finely tune these works of art and give them painted and stained finishes that are among the highest quality in the clock market.
Engstler’s attention to detail is sometime to note. Their figurines come from Gardena Valley in South Tyrol and Linden Wood is used to craft the cases of the clocks, also from the region.
The movements in Engstler cuckoo clocks are made by their experts themselves, right in the heart of the Black Forest. The first quartz cuckoo clock movements were made by Engstler and their commitment to innovation is unmatched in this market. They’ve also been known to create extremely unique designs, exchanging cuckoo birds for cars in some occasions.
Engstler has used their ability to innovate and uphold generations of tradition exceptionally well over the years, and to date, is one of the finest Black Forest clock manufacturers around.
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