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I have a 1984 Heuer diving watch I'm trying to find some information on and this discussion group was recommended. The watch is a quartz Heuer diving watch, model # 980.032, with a glowing dial (i.e. the whole dial glows and the hour marks are in black, with luminous marks at 12 o'clock, 6 o'clock and 9 o'clock). The watch was bought new in 1984 (my first dive watch).
My question is two-fold, 1) I'm trying to find out what type of luminescent material was used on the dial and other markers. The watch does not have "T swiss made T", only "swiss made" at the bottom, so I know it's not tritium. Was this an early form of "Luminova" or similar material and are the 12, 6 and 9 markers the same material or some tritium.
My second question may be more difficult. I'm looking for a reliable place to have the watch serviced (new battery, new o-rings and pressure test for diving,etc.) Does anyone know of a reliable repair dealer in the in the Baltimore, MD or Washington DC area (or Hagerstown or Frederick, MD would be even better). And if not in these cities, elsewhere in the US.
Thanks very much for your time and consideration. I have included below additional markings from the back of the watch for further additional data if needed. Any additional history or tidbits about the watch would also be appreciated. Thanks again.

Best Regards,
Jack Simpson

back of watch: 6130W20





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