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Over 100 small and medium sizes German companies are registered to manufacture cuckoo clocks or at least certain parts of them. Only a few are well known due to there success to sell their clocks overseas as well as in their area. Names like Dold, Schneider, Herr, Jaeger LeCoultre, Hermle or Schwab are not only known by most of the clock dealers, most of them are also familiar to customers around the world. These companies dedicate themselves to the highest standards in craftsmanship and quality. If you decide to purchase a Black Forest Cuckoo Clock made by one of these highly reputed manufacturers than can be assured to get a perfect piece of quality.

To give you a small overview of the top manufacturers we collected some of them below Please understand that we can not list all of them – for sure there are other manufacturers, which should be mentioned here too.

Most of the manufacturers do not sale clocks to single customers – even it is hard to get a catalog without positive dealer verification. The given contact information should give you the chance – if you get in trouble with your cuckoo clock – to contact the manufacturer. He might can help you.

  Below you will find some information about the following cuckoo clock manufacturer

Hubert Herr Clocks
Dold Clocks
Hönes Clocks
Anton Schneider Clocks
Hermle Clocks
Rombach and Haas Clocks

 


Hubert Herr Clocks


One of the most well known cuckoo clock manufacturers around the world. You can find nearly in every souvenir cuckoo clock shop Huber Herr clocks. These clocks can count on a long history, which goes back to the beginning of the 19th century, when they already manufactured Black Forest Clocks. This tradition, based on skilled craftsmanship, know-how, and up to date production methods, guarantee the high quality of their cuckoo clocks. Starting with the raw materials of hand carved Linden wood and Pine, to the metal of the clock's mechanics, until the clock is fully assembled, Every detail is done with the highest quality. All clocks are built in the heart of Germany's Black Forest region – located in the city Triberg – the heart of the Black Forest.

They are specialized in manufacturing Original Black-Forest Cuckoo clocks with one special difference: Herr is the only factory making the movements, cases and carvings by themselves in house the company. All clocks are made of solid Linden wood and Pine and are guaranteed hand-carved. Starting in a small workshop and now in its 5th generation, the company grew to a world known and leading manufacturer of quality cuckoo clocks

If you want to now more about them – please check out their new homepage under http://www.hubertherr.de or contact them under

Hubert Herr
Hauptstraße 8
78098 Triberg / Schwarzwald
Phone: +49 (0) 7722 / 4268
Fax: +49 (0) 77 22 / 5927

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Dold Clocks

Like most of the German based clock companies - Dold is also a family owned clock manufacturer. Not only cuckoo clocks and grandfather clocks – Dold is also known for his huge wall-clocks. The company is located in the town of St. Georgen in the Black Forest. Dold is one of the leading producers of Black Forest clocks and carvings. Especially Alfons Dold, born with an affection for tradition and love of the time honored use of wood as a natural artistic medium, has developed a cuckoo clock program, that combines tradition and his personal demand for excellence. Thus the Dold Black Forest Clock has been continously improved upon to reach its present high quality.

Dold also achieved a high reputation as one of the finest cabinet makers in the world. Using wood from the finest trees grown in the Black Forest of Germany combined with the know how of seven generations of cabinetmakers, Dold is able to create very special clocks: grandfather, wall, table, mantle or cuckoo clocks. The amazing variety of Dold clocks which is available proves their talent to create a timeless piece of time.

If you want to now more about them – please check out their new homepage under http://www.dold-uhren.de or contact them under

Dold Uhren GmbH
Industriestr. 29
D-78112 St. Georgen
GERMANY
Phone: +49 (0) 77 24-94 77 11
Fax: +49 (0) 77 24-94 77 42

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Hönes Clocks

Hönes is an other famous and well known cuckoo clock manufacturer from the Black Forest area – located in the town of Titisee-Neustadt.

Hönes cuckoo clocks are not manufactured as mass-production, but as hand assembled masterpieces. Hönes clocks are known around the world for the above mentioned Black Forest high quality workmanship. Hönes combines – like the others family owned companies - the century-old craft tradition of the Black Forest clock making with new ideas, thus being able to serve the changing demands of the customers. Their cuckoo clock program is constantly enlarged by new models and designs. But with each new clock – Hönes makes sure that only high-quality movements, wood-carvings and clock cases, only produced in the Black Forest in Germany will be used.

Right now they do not have much on their own website, but to contact the Clock Factory "Hoenes", Neustadt - please phone to Germany under 001 (0) 7651-1496. If you want to check out their “under construction” homepage than please go to http://www.hoenes-uhren.de or contact them under

Hönes GmbH Kuckuckuhren – Fabrik
Bahnhofstrasse 12
79822 Titisee-Neustadt
info@hoenes-uhren.de

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Anton Schneider Clocks

Today, the Schneider clock factory is among the most modern and largest cuckoo clock factories in the Black Forest. Anton Schneider began producing cuckoo clocks back in 1848. His little farmhouse in Schonach during the winter time was used to manufacture the first designs. The Schneider family business is now in the 6th generation and has been producing high value cuckoo clocks at its current location since 1952, which was extended several times to meet the increasing market demand.

Now named under Anton Schneider & Sons, Schonach, Germany, the company employs highly qualified workers, most of whom have worked for them for the past 40 years. This is emphasised by their leading position in the production of cuckoo clocks with music and dancing figurines as well as those with moving scenes and hand-carved figurines. The large sales program from Anton Schneider contains more than 300 mechanical cuckoo clock models with 1-day or 8-day movements from 7.5 inch to 118 inch or almost 10 feet and a wide range of 9 different colour tones. Schneider imprint – like a brand name – their name on every clocks dial - so you can immediately tell a Schneider from other cuckoo clocks.

If you want to now more about Anton Schneider cuckoo clocks – please check out their new homepage under http://www.schneider-cuckooclocks.com or contact them under

Anton Schneider Soehne GmbH & Co. KG
Triberger Str. 27
D-78136 Schonach
Germany
Phone +49 77 22 - 96 11 0
Fax +49 77 22 - 91 98 38

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Hermle Clocks



The family business of Franz Hermle & Son was founded in 1922 and has its headquarters in Gosheim in the Swabian Jura, Southern Germany. Hermle is the only clock manufacturer that has never changed ownership. Franz Hermle and Son is the largest clock and clock movement manufacturer in Europe with two factories in Germany and one US based location in Virginia, which was founded in 1977. The product range comprises more than 65 basic clockworks of most varied designs.
Hermle clocks are – like the clocks of its competitors - built with the highest standards in mind using hardwoods, solid brass and fine Dresden porcelain. Hermle has a huge and diversified line including clocks carefully reproduced from early originals, clocks styled to meet modern artistic demands, as well as traditional clocks of every kind. Hermle makes movements for various cabinate makers and marks there name onto the movement, so you may have a Hermle movement even it has a different name on it. Some other names made by Hermle are Seth Thomas (the newer Seth), Tally Industries, Howard Miller, and others. Hermle uses a 6 or 7 digit number code to designate whether it is spring, chain, or cable driven, the plate size, hammer arrangement, and the hand shaft length.
What makes Hermle clocks different to other clocks are the 2 year warranty - the longest in the industry (but nowadays most of the other clock manufacturers provide this warranty too) and an exceptional sound of the Westminster chimes. But Hermle is not only known for amazing cuckoo clocks – the newest piece The Tellurium clock reproduces the annual orbit of the earth round the sun, with the earth rotating around its own axis once every 24 hours. The moon, in turn, revolves around the earth in 29.5 days completing a full rotation around its axis. This allows the reproduction of the different moonphases as they are visible from the earth. In the course of one year the moon passes all12 zodiac signs,months and individual days, all of which are indicated on the brass disc. Finally the traditionally craftsmanship combined with state-of-the art manufacturing methods safeguard the future of the Hermle company and warrant customer satisfaction in more than 80 countries around the world.
If you want to now more about Hermle cuckoo clocks – please check out their new homepage under http://www.hermle-clocks.de or contact them under


Franz Hermle & Sohn Clock Factory
Hermle Black Forest Clocks
P.O. Box 670
340 Industrial Park Drive
Amherst, 24521, Virginia, USA
Phone 434-946-7751
Fax 434-946-7747

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Rombach and Haas Clocks



Like the other clock manufacturers the Rombach and Haas Black Forest Clock Factory looks back to an old history. Founded in 1894 in Schonach, which became later a center for cuckoo clock production in the Black Forest area, the clock making business slowly grew into a viable business as they produced more and more of these special clocks. Thus the company produced in the beginning of the 20th century only wall clocks, it earned over the years an excellent reputation for the high quality of their Black Forest Clocks, because of their unique and extraordinary design and quality.
Now the 4th generation owner of Rombach & Haas, Ingolf Haas and his wife Conny, generate with their ideas and concepts incredible and versatile products. Beside standard clocks there are also reproductions and new developments available.
The Black Forest cuckoo clock has always been known for it's creativity and this will remain so into the next millennium with the help of fine clock manufacturers like Rombach & Haas. Collectors know that this manufacturer produces some of the finest hand carved and hand painted Black Forest clocks all over the world: The ornate carvings, lavish paintings and intricate automatons are state of the art and thus more expensive than most of the other cuckoo clocks.
If you want to now more about Rombach & Haas cuckoo clocks than please contact them under

Rombach & Haas
Schwarzwalduhrenmanufaktur
Sommerbergstr. 2
D-78136 Schonach/Germany
Tel. ++49-7722-5273
Fax ++49-7722-7858

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