On Spec: Farer Three Hand Automatic 36mm

Before I get into this, I need to state my unhealthy obsession with microbrands; Farer is one of them. With gorgeous collections ranging from three-hand, time-only models to sports chronographs and divers, Farer consistently releases beautiful watches. The watch I’ll be talking about today is no exception.

Farer Three Hand Automatic 36mm Watch Review
The new Farer Resolute Three Hand Automatic 36mm

Farer’s classic Three Hand collection is a staple for the brand. The original collection measured 39.5mm. Farer now offers a 36mm variant for those who enjoy the beautiful, time-only watch in a smaller form factor.

Over the last couple of years, the cry for smaller watches has been echoing throughout the enthusiast space, from myself included. Farer listened to the people and released their Three Hand collection in a more compact 36mm case.

Farer Three Hand Automatic 36mm Watch Review
The Resolute Sorbet Three Hand Automatic 36mm

Downsizing doesn’t mean a sacrifice in quality. The new variants offer the same craftsmanship, finishing, and bright colours as their bigger brother and the same Swiss-made La Joux-Perret Automatic calibre G101.

Farer Three Hand Automatic 36mm Watch Review
The Discovery Red Three Hand Automatic 36mm

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Specs

Case316L Stainless Steel
36mm Diameter
41.2mm Lug to Lug
10.4mm Thick
20mm Lug Width
Display Case Back
50M Water Resistance
Dial & CrystalBox Sapphire Crystal
Applied Markers & Arabics
Syringe Handset
Super-LumiNova
MovementLa Joux-Perret G101
24 Jewels
28 800bph
68-Hour Power Reserve
StrapChoice of Barenia Leather, Granolo Leather
or Milanese Bracelet

Farer Three Hand Automatic 36mm


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Farer Three Hand Automatic 36mm Watch Review
The Resolute Hand Automatic 36mm

By implementing a smaller 36mm case, you reduce the overall sizing of the watch. The new Three-Hand collection features a lug-to-lug of 41.2mm, 20mm lug width and a case thickness of only 10.4mm. The compact lug-to-lug paired with the thin case and 20mm lug width will ensure a comfortable feel on the wrist.

Farer Three Hand Automatic 36mm Watch Review
The Erebus Midnight Three Hand Automatic 36mm

The new Three Hand collection comes in four colourways: Resolute (white dial and sorbet dial), Erebus Midnight (midnight blue dial) and the Discovery Red (cherry red dial). Four beautiful colour choices to keep the new line consistent with unique and bold colour options.

The Three Hand Automatic 36mm retails for $990USD on leather and $1005USD on the bracelet. For more information on the new Three Hand Collection, please visit the brand website.

Farer Three Hand Automatic 36mm Watch Review
The Farer Three Hand Automatic 36mm

Born into a family obsessed with motorsport, Tyler Frederick became enamoured with speed and beautiful cars at a young age. His love of Formula 1–and all things mechanical–eventually lead him to horology. Tyler has also written for Montres Publiques. You can follow him on Instagram.


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