BLACK FOREST CUCKOO CLOCKS
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Kismet Watch Company established in 1952 is a pioneer in Authorized Sales and service of Original Mechanical/Quartz Black forest German cuckoo clocks and Original Mechanical Black forest German Grandfather Clocks. We have the finest German cuckoo clocks for sale and each is certified by the Black Forest Cuckoo Clock Association – this guarantees you that the cuckoo clock was manufactured in the Black Forest, Germany. All of our mechanical German cuckoo clocks come with VDS certificate of originality. Every Black forest German cuckoo clock comes with a warranty of 2years.

Kismet Watch Company is the only Authorized cuckoo clock Service Centre in Bangalore, INDIA and has partnered with many leading cuckoo clock manufacturers in Germany. If you’re searching for a German cuckoo clock – you’ve come to the right place!

CUCKOO CLOCK BY DESIGN

TRADITIONAL CUCKOO CLOCKS

Traditional Cuckoo Clocks are known for their detailed carvings and rich wooden stains, and often fall into one of two common Black Forest influenced themes.  The first includes wildlife and other elements of nature common in the forest environments of Germany.  The second, a hunting theme bearing displays of rifles, hunters and often a large stag head for a center piece of the clock.

CHALET CUCKOO CLOCKS

Chalet Cuckoo Clocks depict themes common in the Black Forest region of Germany and Alpine farming lifestyles of Schwarzwald. The Chalet Cuckoo Clock is known for its finely carved details, hand painted figurines and active animations like moving wood cutters, beer steins rising, mill wheels turning and couples dancing in traditional Black Forest costume.

QUARTZ CUCKOO CLOCKS

These come in – traditional/chalet style , with the most popular being the modern style cuckoo clock of geometric shapes, simplistic designs and bright colors with battery movements.

The benefits of Quartz Cuckoo Clocks are appealing, as the maintenance required is often quite minimal (usually a simple change of batteries), the price of Quartz Cuckoo clocks is usually lower. Quartz cuckoo clocks will come equipped with a sensor, so that if it does not detect light, it will not ring when scheduled to, thus making it less likely to wake you up at night.

MACHANICAL CUCKOO CLOCKS

2 basic types cuckoo clock movement:

1-DAY MOVEMENT

o Requires daily winding

o Is a suitable option for those on a budget

o Not equipped with automatic night shut-off

8-DAY MOVEMENT

o Requires winding only once per week

o Generally, more expensive

o Few equipped with automatic night shut off

GRANDFATHER CLOCKS

A long case clock is a tall, freestanding, weight-driven pendulum clock with the pendulum held inside the tower of the case. Clocks of this style are commonly 6–8 feet tall. The case often features elaborately carved ornamentation on the hood, which surrounds and frames the dial.  With an eight-day movement required winding only once a week. The chime tune used in almost all long case clocks is Westminster Quarters.