I have a vintage 60's hand-wind watch I got from a family member. After having it cleaned and oiled it worked very accurately for me for a long time.
To make things short, one of its lugs is broken when a watchman tried to place a new band for it.
By size its normal size for the era. I tried talking to few watch stores about having a new case for it, and they say, they can not buy one, they say there are none to buy. Only to try and find other cases of broken watches, try to see if it fits and such.
Do you know if indeed a watch case isn't something that could be bought new, giving the diameter and thickness of a watch?