Large Antique 1800's Signed Ghs, Gordian Hettich Cuckoo Clock, Amazing Runs
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Large Antique 1800's Signed Ghs, Gordian Hettich Cuckoo Clock, Amazing Runs :
I have a fantastic old antique WEIGHT DRIVEN EARLY cuckoo clock.. LARGE 30 HOUR clock. SIGNED GHS. GORDIAN HETTICH & SOHNE . its in EXCELLENT RUNNING CONDITION. BEAUTIFUL DEEP RICH WOOD TONES! solid WALNUT..has a deep rich reddish BROWN tone to it. THE CARVING IS ABSOLUTELY STUNNING! VERY ORNATE UNUSUAL MATCHING ORIGINAL BONE HANDS .. ALL ORIGINAL NUMERALS OVER THE 6" DIAL and in excellent condition. it measures 23" tall and 16" wide..... this clock has been well taken care of for the last 100++ years!!!... TAKE A LOOK AT THE PICS! wonderful SUPER HIGH QUALITY AND HIGH RELIEF WOOD carving design to the case VERY ORNATE! HAS A SMALL COUPLE AGE SPLITS, NOTHING MAJOR. FROM THE FRONT ITS NEAR INVISIBLE. (only being thorough) A clock of this age this is totally normal. . .A wonderful SQUIRREL in full relief graces its top,, An amazing carving.. clustered the length of the clock in ornate ivy, branches and oak leaves. A TIMELESS THEME. MANY CLOCKS LIKE THIS ABOUT BUT VERY FEW OF THIS QUALITY. GHS IS KNOWN AS ONE OF THE BEST MAKERS TO EVER PLY THE TRADE ON THE BLACK FOREST. .. THE QUALITY OF THE CARVING IS AS GOOD AS IT EVER GOT. GHS IS KNOWN TO HAVE USED THE SAME CARVERS AS THE BEHA FIRM AND MANY OF THE CLOCKS CHARACTERISTICS ARE IDENTICAL. TOP QUALITY! (see photos) the big old 100% ORIGINAL wooden cuckoo bird with moving parts and hand painted, PAINT IS IN DECENT CONDITION ON THE BIRD. early HEAVY BRASS plated SIGNED movement .. ....100% original adjustable VERY ORNATE UNUSUAL CARVED pendulum . flute pipes are ORIGINAL RECENTLY RECOVERED IN PERIOD CORRECT GOAT SKIN LEATHER .. A++ SHAPE! its a very nice piece. wonderful deep rich sounding cuckoo call..hard to find in new clocks...sounds like a real cuckoo bird! ... . please allow the pics to answer questions you have and feel free to ask. . it was WELL KEPT AND left alone and preserved in its original state... A rare find. I WONT DATE THIS CLOCK BUT ID GUESS ITS 1880'S
I AM A PASSIONATE COLLECTOR OF RARE AND UNUSUAL BLACK FOREST CLOCKS. I AM ALWAYS INTERESTED IN NEW ACQUISITIONS AND ALSO HAVE OTHER CLOCKS LIKE THIS AND EVEN HIGHER END THAT I WOULD CONSIDER SELLING OR TRADING... PLEASE MESSAGE ME IF YOU MIGHT BE INTERESTED OR PERHAPS HAVE A CLOCK TO SELL OR TRADE. ALSO I ALWAYS ENJOY MEETING OTHER COLLECTORS WHO SHARE MY PASSION... :) I HAVE SHIPPED CLOCKS ALL OVER THE WORLD AND HAVE NEVER HAD ONE ARRIVE BROKEN! offer WITH CONFIDENCE. BUT KNOW THIS. A CLOCK THIS AGE ON ARRIVAL TAKES A LITTLE PATIENCE AND THOUGHT TO SET UP. IF IT DOES NOT RUN PERFECTLY ON SET UP, PLEASE CONTACT ME BEFORE DOING ANYTHING ELSE.. THEY CAN BE A LITTLE FUSSY, ESPECIALLY AFTER A TRIP THROUGH THE POST. ONCE ITS SET UP AND RUNNING IT WILL PROVIDE MANY YEARS OF ENJOYMENT.