Editor's note: Not everything in the watch world has to be same-samey. And the Farer Aqua Compressor Hecla is a great example of that. It's got two crowns, a big, cushiony case and style for days. If left-of-centre is your thing, you'll want to have a read of Andy's review …* A parcel recently landed on my desk. It had made the journey all the way from the United Kingdom, and it contained two pieces from British microbrand Farer Universal. Launched earlier this year, these models made waves with their colourful dials and brightly accentuated designs. So when the opportunity arose to test drive a piece, just in time for the Australian summer, I dived right in and put the Farer Universal Aqua Compressor Hecla through its paces. The first thing I noticed was of course the striking blue floating dial, with a wave-cut pattern, which changed gradients with the shadows. It was the perfect base for the raised polished numerals, which added some nice sophistication to the dial. In terms of legibility, we have the extra-large handset, with white Super-LumiNova a great colour choice given the rich blue dial. A final touch: a warm and bright…

The post Two crowns, great watch the Farer Aqua Compressor Hecla appeared first on Time and Tide Watches.

More...