Cuckoo Clocks - People Also Ask...
We've covered the most important cuckoo clock questions in the Cuckoo Clock Buying Guide, but over the years we have encountered a LOT of questions while talking to customers in our German gift store and at our our festivals - as well as through this website. Below is a list of questions people have also asked about cuckoo clocks before they chose their own.
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General questions about Mechanical cuckoo clocks:
Where does the cuckoo clock come from?
What is the VdS and its certificate of authenticity?
How much is a cuckoo clock in Germany?
Should I buy my cuckoo clock while visiting Germany?
What wood is used for the cuckoo clock?
Is the cuckoo clock made by hand?
Are all the parts of a cuckoo clock made in Germany?
Is there assembly required?
Is there any maintenance required?
Specific questions about Mechanical cuckoo clocks:
What is a 1 Day Cuckoo Clock?
What is an 8 Day Cuckoo Clock?
How do you wind the cuckoo clock?
Why do some cuckoo clocks have 3 weights?
How are the dimensions for a cuckoo clock measured?
How high do you need to hang a cuckoo clock?
How do I hang a cuckoo clock?
What are the weights made out of?
Will the cuckoo clock be damaged if I forget to wind the weights?
What do I do if I will be away and cannot wind the clock?
Do mechanical clocks require batteries?
What makes the cuckoo sound?
Do all of the cuckoo clocks sound the same?
How many songs do the cuckoo clocks play?
What songs do the cuckoo clocks play?
What does automatic night shut off mean?
Can I choose when the clock is silent with automatic night shut-off?
What does manual night shut off mean?
What is a slide pendulum / Screw pendulum?
Questions about Quartz battery cuckoo clocks:
What is a quartz battery cuckoo clock?
What is difference between a battery cuckoo clock and a mechanical one?
Can a battery cuckoo clock be VdS certified?
Are the battery clocks made in Germany?
Is there any winding or maintenance required?
What are the decorative weights made out of?
Do I ever need to adjust the pendulum?
What are battery cuckoo clocks made from?
How high do I need to hang a battery powered cuckoo clock?
How do I hang a battery powered cuckoo clock?
What does automatic night shut-off refer to for battery cuckoo clocks?
What batteries do battery powered cuckoo clocks require?
What type of battery do I need?
How many songs will a battery cuckoo clock play?
Do battery cuckoo clocks produce a ticking noise?