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I need to have the Lense Replaced in my Olumpus IS-500 35mm Camera


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Sorry, but this is an older, discontinued camera and a lens replacement is out of the question. Even if it were brand new, this is basically a point and shoot camera and the lens would not be replaceable.
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I need to have the Lense Replaced in my Olumpus IS-500 35mm Camera


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