Canon AE1 Light Seal Question, Help Required!

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thomas610 Junior Member • Posts: 30
Canon AE1 Light Seal Question, Help Required!

Hi All,
I don't know if this is the right forum to post in but I recently purchased a vintage AE1 Program as my first camera. Upon inspection all the light seals look fine, they are not sticky and are fairly well intact EXCEPT a little chunk is missing on one of the seals on the mirror box.
I've heard that the seals in the mirror box are more concerned with dampening the mirror with letting light in. The link I've attached looks similar to my situation except there is only a chunk missing on one strip rather than both. I would replace these but I'm afraid of how difficult the task is as i'm completely inexperienced with camera repairs. If I leave this will it affect the quality of my pictures at all with regards to light getting in or should I be OK?
Alternatively does anyone know anyone in the UK who can replace these for me, everywhere I've looked seems to be quoting me a full service which is far too expensive for me at the moment.
Thanks

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=canon+ae1+mirror+box+seals&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjl183rwPfWAhUqIsAKHUnbCigQ_AUIDCgD&biw=1536&bih=686#imgrc=P0EJnn4A7CCl_M:

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