Fireman Enterprise or Glory?

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    Fireman Enterprise or Glory?

    This is going to be my first Ball and I don't really need a dress watch. But the price is right and I think it'll look great on the Bond NATO strap. There is a USD100 difference between the 2 with the Glory being the cheaper one. Other than the date placement, I don't see any obvious difference between the two. Which would you recommend? Also considering the Fireman NECC though that's a bit out of budget. Since I'd be getting it from Gnomon, they don't have all the colours in the NECC range either. Any suggestion would be great!

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    I like the Enterprise. It looks more balanced to me with the date at 3(even with the bubble). It really is a nice looking watch in person.

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    I bought the Enterprise and one thing I didn't like about the Glory was the colored seconds hand. Gnomon has what I think is an exclusive version of the Glory with a silverb seconds hand that I would prefer and would more closely match the Enterprise.

    Then it really comes down to date wheel placement and cyclops. I have a Victory with the date wheel in the same position as the Glory and it doesn't bother me, but neither does the cyclops on the Enterprise.

    I'm not sure there's a wrong answer here, just which aesthetics between the two you'd rather look at every day.

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    Re: Fireman Enterprise or Glory?

    My vote is the Ball Fireman Enterprise! The White face dial really stands out and just looks better. Oh, maybe yours is not the White? Vance.
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    Re: Fireman Enterprise or Glory?

    Yea, I was actually considering the black. White is too dressy in my humble opinion. I work in a commercial production house so its always dress down, ie, jeans and tshirts. Figured the black with a nato would be appropriate.

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    Re: Fireman Enterprise or Glory?

    Quote Originally Posted by TheSacredSoul View Post
    Yea, I was actually considering the black. White is too dressy in my humble opinion. I work in a commercial production house so its always dress down, ie, jeans and tshirts. Figured the black with a nato would be appropriate.
    You can pair the black dialed version of either the Enterprise or the Glory with a NATO, a rubber strap, or a vintage leather and it will look great with jeans and a t-shirt. And for when you need to dress it back up, put the bracelet back on it and pair it with a suit or sports coat, like I'm doing here.

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    Re: Fireman Enterprise or Glory?

    Black dial Enterprise would get my vote as well.
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    Re: Fireman Enterprise or Glory?

    I just ordered a black Enterprise, 3 o'clock date window and cyclops(helps with aging eyes). I have a Glory with white dial and like the watch, but would prefer a 3 o'clock date window. I wanted the long lume tubes like the Glory and got them.

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    Re: Fireman Enterprise or Glory?

    I have a Glory (got it second hand and the price was right), and it'd be a real hard toss up for me. If I could get an Enterprise with the date at 3 and the red seconds hand, that'd be the way to go. Guess it just depends on which one has the look you prefer.

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    Re: Fireman Enterprise or Glory?

    Quote Originally Posted by PetrosD View Post
    I bought the Enterprise and one thing I didn't like about the Glory was the colored seconds hand. Gnomon has what I think is an exclusive version of the Glory with a silverb seconds hand that I would prefer and would more closely match the Enterprise.

    Then it really comes down to date wheel placement and cyclops. I have a Victory with the date wheel in the same position as the Glory and it doesn't bother me, but neither does the cyclops on the Enterprise.

    I'm not sure there's a wrong answer here, just which aesthetics between the two you'd rather look at every day.
    My white dial Glory has a silver seconds hand and all in all is a very classy looking dress watch. The date window position is a a very minor irritation, probably born of years and years of always having it at the 3 o'clock position.

    The black dial Enterprise will be a little more casual and especially with the cyclops.

    I think both look good. I found the Enterprise via a US source as compared to Gnome, paid $50 more, but at the price of the watch I will get it quicker and not have the problem of customs, I went that route one with a DHL shipment and do not care to do that again with their fees.

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