36mm case on a 6.75 inch wrist
"If you drew a three-way Venn diagram that compared
style, durability, and price, Vaer’s watches would be dead center."
Slim Profile, Epic Durability
The C3 is the 36mm version of our best-selling watch model, combining best-in-class durability with timeless design and functionality. Offering a minimalist retro-sized case, the C3 is the pinnacle of everyday comfort and function. We've kept 20mm lugs, allowing cross-compatibility with all Vaer straps.
Water Resistance Rating
Love the water? The Vaer C3 is perfectly suited for swimming, surfing and diving.
All Vaer watches feature a scratch resistant domed sapphire crystal.
Assembly and Movement
The C3 is assembled and tested in America, and includes a signed certificate from the technician.
10ATM tested with a locking crown
Vaer has always been an ocean-based brand. Headquartered half a mile from the Pacific coastline, we view water resistance not merely as a hypothetical "nice-to-have," but as a functional everyday necessity. While all Vaer watches are guaranteed waterproof, the C3 is particularly well suited to extended ocean adventures, boating trips, and overland backpacking due to the extreme accuracy of quartz powered watches. While the Vaer mechanical A5 and A7 collections offer elevated technical craftsmanship, the C3 & C5 quartz is the best set-it-and-forget option for outdoor use.
2x Easy Change Straps
Endless Customization with Additional Straps
The C3 collection offers a range of customization, not only offering the widest range of dial designs, but also a full lineup of our 20mm interchangeable straps. All C3 now come standard a comfortable and functional waterproof silicone strap, and your choice of a custom second strap, which will include options such as our USA made Horween Leathers straps, and a range of ocean-ready nylon designs. To add even more functionality to your watch, you can also bundle a 3rd strap of your choice, from our full range of color combinations.
Our most American watch ever - USA movement & assembly
Your daily wristwatch is an incredibly important and personal object, and we think you should have a choice of where it's put together. While we do offer the choice of Swiss and Asian assembly, our core offering is USA assembly by our team of technicians. The C3 line is currently powered by an FTS Ameriquartz 6130 HT quartz movement, which offers both a higher torque and longer battery life than the comparable Swiss quartz Ronda 713 movement.
- Watch Model
H+M Hand Color
S Hand Color
Weight inc. Strap
- C3 Tradition
Ameriquartz 6130 HT
- 40 Months
- Assembled and Tested in America
Guaranteed waterproof warranty
Ameriquartz 6130 High Torque
- Movement Made in USA with Global Materials
Polished highlight chamfering on case & lugs
Satin brushed stainless steel case
Vaer engraving on crown, caseback and buckles
Screw-in crown and caseback
7 Layer C1 Super-LumiNova Hands & Numerals
Single-domed sapphire crystal
Standard Quick Release 20mm Silicone Strap
Optional Made in USA Horween leather strap
Signed certificate from assembly technician
Premium watch giftbox with embossed Vaer logo
Cross-compatible with all Vaer 20mm straps
Add Value with a Custom 3rd Strap
What's the easiest way to add value to a watch? In our opinion, it's switching up the strap style. Personalize your watch beyond our standard 2 strap offering by bundling extra straps for only $20 each.
Built to Last a Lifetime
Vaer is a small self-funded company, and we’ve spent countless hours designing and building the C3 watch. We hope you love it as much as we do. But if for some reason there's a problem or it's not a fit, you can get in touch with us, and as the founders we'll do everything we can to ensure you have a positive experience with our brand.
For Purchases in America
Due to batch assembly and demand, most watches ship in 7 days.
Full Refund within 30 Days
We think you'll love this watch. If not, we make it easy to exchange.
2 Year Complete Coverage
All Vaer watches are sold with a 24 month guaranteed warranty.
$ 159S3 | Standard Issue Design ...