List Price: $270.00
Is there any more entertaining way to mark the hour than with an old-fashioned cuckoo clock? American clockmaker River City combines the charm of the cuckoo with the fun of a modern electric melody wall clock.
This cuckoo is a lot more playful than the traditional version and would be an ideal gift for a young person. The brightly painted design features flowers and a swinging heart shaped pendulum. The chalet scene features a mountain dweller sounding his alpine horn in the company of his St. Bernard. Two authentic-looking brass pine cone weights hang below.
As expected a cuckoo bird appears to mark each hour with it’s refrain. Then a musical performance begins, featuring one of twelve (mostly appropriate) compositions:
Happy Wanderer; Edelweiss; Fur Elise; Lorelei; Swan Lake
Home sweet Home; Sound of Silence; Clementine
Themes from Dr. Zhivago, The Deer Hunter, The Sting and The Godfather
Modern technology mean you never have to wind this version of the timeless German clock, which keeps accurate quartz time. A volume and mute feature makes it a well-behaved companion in you bedroom as well. Unlike a traditional cuckoo, it’s also fairly compact, which means you can put it anywhere.
It runs on three C batteries and comes with a limited two-year warranty.