How high on the wall should the Cuckoo Clock be hung?
An 8-Day Cuckoo Clock should be hung with the base of the clock 6 1/2 to 7 feet from the floor to allow enough height for the weights to drop over an 8 day period. Most other clocks should be hung 5 1/2 to 6 feet off the floor. Please note that the weights need an unobstructed space in which to drop. Why do some clocks have 2 weights and others have 3? The clocks with 2 weights are mechanically operated clocks without music, or Quartz operated either with or without sound. The clocks with 3 weights are mechanically operated with music. Will my clock look exactly like the images on the website? Your clock will look almost exactly like the images, but there may be small differences because they are hand carved and hand painted. Or the stain may be just a shade lighter or darker. Also, the manufacturer may make some small change that we have no control over, like adding or deleting the words “Made in Germany” from the face of the clock. Any differences will be small, however, and you can