Showcasing a classic Black Forest look for today's homes, the River City Clocks MD414-14 Beer Drinker with Waterwheel and Dancers Musical Cottage Cuckoo Clock makes a superb choice for your living room or lodge. At the top of every hour and on the half hour, you'll hear one of two different twenty-two note melodies,--Edelweiss and the Happy Wanderer. You'll also see the beer drinker raise his mug and the waterwheel turn, while the dancers above the clock dial revolve. Three cast iron pine cone weights are suspended beneath the clock case by three separate brass chains. The hand-made pendulum continuously swings back and forth, controlling the timing of the clock. On every hour the cuckoo bird emerges from a swinging door above the clock dial and counts the hour by cuckooing once per hour. The half hour is announced with one cuckoo call. There is a sound shut-off device beneath the base of the cuckoo clock. Pushing the lever up disables the cuckoo birds cuckoo, the beer drinker, waterwheel, and the music. Pulling the lever down enables the beer drinker and waterwheel to move and allows the music and cuckoo. The 30-hour mechanical regular movement is wound once per day by raising the three pine cone weights. One weight powers the time, one weight powers the music, and the other weight powers the cuckoo bird and cuckoo call, woodchopper, and waterwheel.
Since 1988, River City Clocks has offered the finest collection of cuckoo clocks available from German manufacturers, who consistently display outstanding quality, originality, and attention to detail. Each clock is a unique work of art, hand-carved by master craftsmen from Black Forest Linden Wood, where these clocks are thought to have originated. River City Clocks offers over 100 different styles of cuckoo clocks, many traditional and contemporary mantel and wall clocks, decorative Galileo thermometers, hourglasses, weather instruments, and more.Shop All River City Clocks