Black Forest cuckoo clocks represent Germany’s rich culture of craftsmanship. The manufacture of these antique historical cuckoo clocks is closely associated with the Black Forest region in south west Germany. With origins dating back to the 17th century, these antique German cuckoo clocks are a collector’s dream.
The original German handmade cuckoo clocks operated using mechanical clock movement designed to work in two ways, the 1-day movement and the 8-day movement. The 1-day movement clocks had to be wounded to motion after every 24 hour of running while the 8-day clocks at the end of every week to continue running.