Vestigial Structure in Modern Camera

Well bought YANC (yet another camera) today.  The YANC is a Pentax K2000.  Its slight used.  Pentax annouced it in September of last year. So not too old.  It had too many features for its previous owner.  While redoing the strap I noticed something:

Notice the pin on the right side of the strap buckle.  What is the pin for? Well it is for the mid-roll film release on the Pentax 35mm SLR cameras with auto advance.  Pentax does not make 35 SLRs any more……

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