List Price: $750
Dimensions: 22 x 7 x 5 inches
In 1640 the "Waaguhr" was the first mechanical clock that was affordable by the new middle class in Europe. Its simple design allowed for only one hand indicating the hours. The average person of the Seventeenth Century measured time with only three times of day:sunrise, high noon, and sunset.
The Verge and Foliot escapement is the earliest known method of advancing the beat in mechanical clocks. It's use further developed mechanical clocks, and is a very important step in the history of technology.
The mechanism of this clock is made of wood and is powered by a roughly hewn rock from the Black Forest. This clock is interesting to watch as a moving decorative piece, but should not be counted on for accurate timekeeping.
Original Black Forest clock, certified by the VDS.
Note: Due to the primitive design, this clock needs winding twice per day.
Warranty: Two Years.
This item will be shipped for free within the 48 continental United States. The free shipping is by UPS Ground or Priority Mail, at our option.
Free shipping does not apply to shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, or outside of the United States.
If you return the clock for a refund, the amount we paid to have the clock shipped is not refunded.
Our clocks will normally be shipped within two business days of receipt of order, and will be delivered approximately 3 - 5 business days after that (in the continental US). If there will be a delay in shipping, we will notify you, and give you the option of canceling your order. Expedited delivery is available at extra charge. If you have questions, please e-mail us at [email protected] or call 1-888-742-5625. Indiana sales will be charged 7% sales tax.
Please e-mail us for a shipping quote to Alaska or Hawaii.
Shipping Outside the United States: Our smaller clocks can be shipped out of the USA. Please e-mail us at [email protected] and ask for a shipping quote. Please give the model number, country and postal code. You (the customer) will be responsible for paying the import duty, if any.
Bill's Clockworks has been in business since 1991. We sell clocks online and at our shop in Flora, Indiana. Member of the Better Business Bureau, American Watchmakers-Clockmakers Institute, and National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors.Our Clock Return Policy
Payment Options: We offer secure online credit card payment, or you may pay with PayPal or check. You may order online, or by phone at 1-888-742-5625 or 574-967-4709. If you have questions, please e-mail us at [email protected] or call our toll free phone number: 1-888-742-5625. We'll be happy to speak with you, answer your questions, and help you choose the perfect clock. Please e-mail us for the quickest response.
Sales Tax: Indiana sales will be charged 7% sales tax.
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