If you’ll forgive the Vuescan watermarks. I haven’t gotten around to buying the actual software yet.
Can you see it? The lines are just below the tip of the nose cone.
I’ll have to do more research to determine how to fix this, or if it’s even worth it (the scanner is 15 years old, after all). I suppose, if nothing else, I could scan the image, flip the negative around, and scan it again! Sounds like too much work. What it means though, is that I’ve been taking my stuff back to the pros, and not worrying about it.