Same as most of the above. Mine goes back to 1968 in San Diego with a cert number in the 2000s. Yes there are still some us old school divers left. Heading to Caymans for a couple week at the end of the month.
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Just curious if there is any of us left
Yes, I was NASDS-certified in Santa Monica, California at Tex's School of Diving (school 999) in July of 1972. The instructor was Gary Ray OWI 517. I was 16 years old at the time. My card still exists, but is fragile, warped, cracked, and bubbled where the microfiche window is. Parts of the plastic card have chipped and fallen away. I doubt if it will endure another dive trip with me. So I emailed SSI to get a replacement. I was told that as of February 2012 replacement of NASDS certification cards is no longer possible. I was told I had to be re-certified through an SSI dive shop or agency by either re-enrolling in a class or be evaluated by an SSI agent. I told them I still have the card (I didn't lose it) and all the information is still legible. Nothing doing, they said. Bummer.