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While disconnecting a lens from my Olympus OM1 camera, a rectangular shaped piece of plasic fell out of the camera. The plastic piece is a foggy looking material and the center has a small clear lens like surface. The plastic piece is about 3/4" by 1-1/4" in size. What fell out and where does it go?

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That is probably one of the two curtains on the lens shutter, check if both plastic parts are closing the lens objective when the camera is off.

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