As you can see from the pictures some of the whale bone have fallen off but that can be restored if you would want to. My grandmother inherited it from her father who acquired it from a Gernan man that had moved here from Germany. I was told by my grandmother and the business that rebuilt the clock that it was pre WW1.The item "Vintage Pre WW1 German Cuckoo Clock" is in sale since Wednesday, June 12, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Clocks\Cuckoo & Black Forest Clocks". The seller is "ronnygameboy1" and is located in New Kent, Virginia. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.