Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Antique Cuckoo Clock, searching history about this?

In Clocks > Cuckoo Clocks > Show & Tell.
Jeannine's items1 of 1
Love it
Like it

ttomtuckerttomtucker loves this.
auraaura loves this.
EZaEZa loves this.
nittygritty1962nittygritty1962 loves this.
ticktocktime100ticktocktime100 loves this.
kerry10456kerry10456 loves this.
olegaclockman47olegaclockman47 loves this.
See 5 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 9 years ago

    (1 item)

    Greetings Everyone, I have just purchases this vintage cuckoo clock. I am looking to find information, history about this particular model. I was told this clock had been in the family for 20 years, but the previous owners did not know where it came from or a creation date of this beautiful clock. Can anyone tell me anything they know about this clock? All help greatly appreciated!
    Thank you Jeannine
    Here is the sellers description of the clock.
    A large 13/34" wide by 23" cuckoo clock.
    Gong counting the hour and half hours.
    It has the following features:
    Original ivory hands
    Beautiful decorative painted wood bird
    Weights are original 2 pound
    New - working bellows
    Original ornate wood pendulum
    Roman numbers and original dial
    Overall it appears to be complete and original except for new bellows.
    The original wood bird appears to be a little lazy or shy--needs to be slightly adjusted to come out all the way when it cuckoos.
    Not sure of the origin, would guess it to be Black Forest around 100 years old.

    Unsolved Mystery

    Help us close this case. Add your knowledge below.

    Cuckoo Clocks
    See all
    Antique GEBR LEHNIS Black Forest Made in Germany Cuckoo Clock 12x17" Dark Wood
    Antique GEBR LEHNIS Black Forest Ma...
    Antique German Cuckoo Clock for Parts - GHS Gordian Hettich Sohn
    Antique German Cuckoo Clock for Par...
    ANTIQUE QUAIL & CUCKOO CLOCK 3 train RAIL ROAD DESIGN wooden plated mechanism
    Antique GEBR LEHNIS Black Forest Made in Germany Cuckoo Clock 12x17" Dark Wood
    Antique GEBR LEHNIS Black Forest Ma...
    See all


    1. olegaclockman47 olegaclockman47, 9 years ago
      Thats a nice cuckoo clock they are my favorite clock. l have 18 working and 2 non working.
    2. timeless5 timeless5, 9 years ago
      What a beautiful cuckoo clock, gotta be Black Forest. Good luck with it.
    3. Tangoes Tangoes, 6 years ago
      I think you cuckoo clock is a railroad style cuckoo these clock were in
      Train station back in the 1880's-1910 many have inlay wooden trim
      I have one like yours but mine has inlay trim I hope this info
      Help you. I love your clock
    4. EZa EZa, 6 years ago
      I have a similar one. Original hands are missing on mine:( Nice pendulum!
    5. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 6 years ago
      If you pop the back off you can see the works and the name on them along with numbers. That will help you to research it in terms of when, where and value.
    6. Perpcal70000000, 6 years ago
      I'd say it's from the early 20th century due to the type of cuckoo bird. The pendulum is original. If the movement is brass-plate (as opposed to wood plate) see if it has the initials on the lower middle part 'GHS'. If so it's more desirable and stands for Gordian Hettich und Sohne I think is the correct German. It's not a Beha though.
    7. EZa EZa, 6 years ago
      Really beautiful clock!

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.