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New glass seals can be sourced.
I'd get it pressure tested, then you'll know. Even a brand new divers watch can fail, so get it tested and enjoy!
: I've struck a deal on a decent Heuer 980.006 that has recently been
: serviced. The service receipt states, "Due to the age of
: this case and no availability of new glass seals it whould not
: be regarded as waterproof. Please keep dry."
: So, what's the story on this, aside from the face value. Will it
: handle an occasional bath? shower? car wash? I'm not talking
: 20,000 leagues under the sea...but...