Farer is a watch brand that is based in Britain. They're a relatively young company that offer timepieces that are vintage inspired. Quality workmanship and materials have helped the new brand to gain attention and respect in a short time. They are an up and coming brand that deserves a second look as they've had some decent success in the market. Here are five of their best models that are currently available on the market today.
1. Farer Barnato II - Price: $530.00
The Barnato II features a 38.5mm x 10mm case finished in a strong 316L stainless steel material with a brushed case. The dial is a silver and white sunray design with overprinted numerals and a vintage curve aesthetic. The hands are rhodium plated in a vintage curved style, in coral red, electric blue, and primrose yellow. The crown is made of solid bronze. A date window is placed on the dial to reveal the function. The movement is a Ronda 515.24 Swiss made with dual date and time, and water resistance up to 5 ATM. Readability is enhanced by the application of Super LumiNova to the hands, the hour and minute markers, around the dial and the index markers. The glass is a domed sapphire-coated mineral crystal that is scratch resistant. The strap is a matching metal bracelet of 316L material with a folding clasp.
2. Farer Lander - Price: $1,425.00
The Farer Lander is popular for its modern appeal with a sea green sunray triple step dial which is elegantly accented with ghost white numerals in 14 times overprinted with an outline of SuperLumiNova, dual time markers and an outer metal rim in gunmetal with second track and a date window. The surrounding case is serial numbered in a size of 9.5mm diameter and a depth of 10mm, crafted in 316L stainless steel material and a polished case and rim. The lug tops are brushed for a lovely textural contrast. The crown is a solid bronze in a tapered styling that is embossed with the Farer 'A.' The hands are Astronaut silver in a vintage curve that is outlined with an infill of SuperLuminova and colored with a second hand in burnt orange and the GMT hand in British pillar box red. The glass is a domed sapphire crystal with exhibition glass on the rear. The movement is an ETA 2893-2 movement rated as a top grade mechanism 21 Jewels self-winding. The functions are hours, minutes, sweep second, stop second, date and corrector and a 42-hour power reserve. The strap is a Barenia bridle leather style.
3. Farer Hopewell - Price: $1,075.00
The Hopewell is another favorite of the brand and is made with a stainless steel case of 39.5mm x 10mm. The dial is a vintage curved style in a blue sunray design. The numerals and indexes are treated with SuperLumiNova and a date window is included on the face to reveal the function. The hands are crafted in a smart array of colors with a vintage curved theme in rhodium plating and a metallic postbox red, matte silver seconds hand that features a primrose yellow tip. The crown is a solid bronze. The case and rim are wonderfully polished to a bright luster. The Hopewell is powered by a Swiss made ETA 2824-2 movement with 25 jewels in a self-winding ball bearing style with a power reserve of 38 hours. The functions are hours, minutes, sweep seconds, stop second, date and corrector. The regulator system is an Etachron with regulator corrector. The glass is a domed sapphire crystal and this watch is water resistant up to 5 ATM. The watch fastens with a Barenia bridle leather strap with a stainless steel type buckle closure.
4. Farer Leven - Price:$1,295.00
The Leben is an aqua compressor automatic watch which is crafted with a 41.5mm x 12.5mm serial numbered case made of high-grade stainless steel material with a polished finish. The dial is a satin sunray with eye-catching raised batons in a polished finish with off-white Super LumiNova infilling for high legibility in all lighting conditions. The bezel is a rotating style and is presented in a burnt orange silk coloring with overprinted white numerals and 20-minute markings. The hour hand is oversized in a polished black steel finish with a polished burnt orange split style minute hand marker. This is infilled with off-white SuperLuminova for easy viewing in the dark. Solid bronze twin tapered crowns feature the Farer "A" embossing with a stainless steel tapered style crown for the bezel with cross-hatching for ease of use underwater. The glass is a double curved 2.2mm sapphire crystal in the front with a 1.6mm flat exhibition glass sapphire crystal in the rear. The movement is a Self-winding with ball bearing 25 jewels Swiss made ETA 2824-2 non-date Elabore which features a bespoke Farer rotor with an engraved submersible wave design. The power reserve is 38 hours and the watch is water resistant up to 30 ATM. The watch fastens via a steel tapered bracelet with a two-way type clasp and locking mechanism. It comes with a built-in wetsuit extension.
5. Farer Endurance - Price:$1,075.00
The lovely Endurance is a three hand second sweep style with sweep plus the date in an automatic style watch. The as is a stainless steel 39.5mm x 10mm with a polished finish on the case and rim. The dial is a lovely vintage curved style in a silver sunray color. The indexes and numerals are treated with SuperLumiNova and it includes a date window. The hands are a vintage curved styling with rhodium plating with a Crisp blue steel sky blue second hand featuring a postbox red tip. The crown is a solid bronze style and the glass is a domed sapphire crystal. The Endurance is powered with a Swiss made ETA 2824-2 self-winding with 25 jewels with a power reserve of 38 hours. The functions include hours, minutes, sweep seconds, stop second, date and corrector. This watch fastens with a Barenia bridle leather strap with a stainless steel buckle type fastener and it is water resistant up to 5 ATM.
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