If you put your ear to the clock movement, you will hear the ticking sounds but otherwise you will not hear the ticking sound.
If you need your item quickly, please contact us BEFORE purchasing so we are aware that you are placing a RUSH order. (*very important*) We can talk about specific timing to meet your timeframe. Otherwise we process in the timeframe specified in each item.
USPS First Class International does not come with specified delivery timeframe. USPS website says "Varies by country." In other words, we do not know. If you'd like to be certain we suggest shipping upgrade to Priority (6-10 business days for most countries). Please contact us for customized quote.