Need Date and ID of cuckoo clock

rmarkowitz1_cee4a1

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Recently saw this cuckoo clock. Need date and id. See attached pix.

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No pictures of movement available.

Thanks in advance.

RM
 
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The clock case appears to be a mid-20th century 2-story, and the bird a rare big-eyed, red-beaked warbler. Hope that helps. Does it have a label, because sometimes the printer's line can help date clocks?
 

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The clock case appears to be a mid-20th century 2-story, and the bird a rare big-eyed, red-beaked warbler. Hope that helps. Does it have a label, because sometimes the printer's line can help date clocks?
Thank you for your informative response.

The current owner said that they thought the bird was either a yellow bellied sap sucker or a tufted titmouse.

Pictures of the label are not currently available as it is undergoing deacidification to be followed by being replaced with a reproduction label so that it will be perfect in appearance and look like it did when it left the factory and as its maker intended it to look.

I was also told that the clock was thankfully extensively modified from it's original state to make it better.

If and when they become available, I will also forward the pictures I was promised of the clock enhanced with LED lights.

How much do you think it's worth?

RM
 

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Thank you for your informative response.

The current owner said that they thought the bird was either a yellow bellied sap sucker or a tufted titmouse.

Pictures of the label are not currently available as it is undergoing deacidification to be followed by being replaced with a reproduction label so that it will be perfect in appearance and look like it did when it left the factory and as its maker intended it to look.

I was also told that the clock was thankfully extensively modified from it's original state to make it better.

If and when they become available, I will also forward the pictures I was promised of the clock enhanced with LED lights.

How much do you think it's worth?

RM
I think its value is considerably enhanced because of its prominence in certain video feeds, and the eclectic choice of color (or is that "colour") no doubt increases its desirability, as long as the brush strokes are not too visible. In all photos, it is clear that the owners understand the importance of keeping it level so that it stays in beat, although it no doubt is equipped with a "quarts" movement. Quarts of what, you may ask. I leave that to your individual imagination.

I bid $4.75. Do I hear $5.00?
 

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Given it's simple lines, I'd lean towards it being Russian. Maybe by MAJAK. Or perhaps a Mongolian knockoff of the aforementioned maker. Either way, I've heard they are a pig of a thing to work on ;)
 

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I think its value is considerably enhanced because of its prominence in certain video feeds, and the eclectic choice of color (or is that "colour") no doubt increases its desirability, as long as the brush strokes are not too visible. In all photos, it is clear that the owners understand the importance of keeping it level so that it stays in beat, although it no doubt is equipped with a "quarts" movement. Quarts of what, you may ask. I leave that to your individual imagination.

I bid $4.75. Do I hear $5.00?
Quarts of pigswill?
 

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I can't see any chains or weights also no winding arbours, therefore it must be quarts, also the anamation is basic, therefore I think it must be Asian, that said. I think $5.00 is way over its value a bit of a pig in a pock.
 

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Y'all wrong. This looks like a rare grease-powered cuckoo clock made by Hiney Manure of Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. Only 101 clocks were made and most of them are thought to be gone now. Renowned for his quality clocks made out of solid cheese and smoked meats. He was greatly influenced by German craftsmanship and 1980's food commercials. Circa 2000-2011. Valued at $9000000000000001.00 and that doesn't include the cheese tax.

Attached is a photo of Manure's Masterpiece, commissioned for some overblown sports team up north. This was a photo taken during the dedicational ceremoney in 2011:

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