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Romba HOHENZOLLERN 7640 Waaghur Rock Weigh Driven  Clock with Wooden Gears

Romba HOHENZOLLERN 7640 Waaghur Rock Weigh Driven Clock with Wooden Gears

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Dimensions: 7″ x 22″ x 5″ Reproduction of an early 17th Century timepiece Wooden mechanism Powered by the weight of a real rock from the Black Forest Made in Germany VDS Official Black Forest Seal Romba Original Fast order processing and FREE ground shipping in the contiguous United States Romba (Rombach & Haas) HOHENZOLLERN WAAGHUR Mo...


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