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The '''Traveler 120''' is a simple box camera for 6x9cm images [[120 film]], made by [[Pho-Tak]] in Chicago, in the 1950s. One version appears to be named '''Time Traveler 120'''; however "time" actually labels the instant/time selector tab behind it. On examples with [[flash sync]] (labeled "Synchro Flash" around the lens), the selector for 1/50th second or Time is located at the top of the lens board.
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The '''Traveler 120''' is a simple box camera for 6x9cm images [[120 film]], made by [[Pho-Tak]] in Chicago, from 1948 and into the 1950s. One version appears to be named '''Time Traveler 120'''; however "time" actually labels the instant/time selector tab behind it. On examples with [[flash sync]] (labeled "Synchro Flash" around the lens), the selector for 1/50th second or Time is located at the top of the lens board.
 
 
A [[flash sync]]hronized version was sold under the [[USC]] brand as the '''[[Vagabond 120]]'''. An identical camera branded '''Life Time 120''' from "Life Time Mfg. Co. Inc., Chicago, Ill." also exists<ref>[http://www.flickr.com/photos/bfljake/5227923437/ Life Time 120 example] on Flickr from [http://www.flickr.com/photos/bfljake/ Jake~o]]</ref>.
 
 
 
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A [[flash sync]]hronized version was sold under the [[USC]] brand as the '''[[Vagabond 120]]'''. An identical camera branded '''Life Time 120''' from "Life Time Mfg. Co. Inc., Chicago, Ill." also exists.
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==Notes==
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* [http://www.collection-appareils.fr/x/html/page_standard.php?id_appareil=832 Pho-Tak Traveler 120 ] at [http://www.collection-appareils.fr/ www.collection-appareils.fr] (in French)
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The Traveler 120 is a simple box camera for 6x9cm images 120 film, made by Pho-Tak in Chicago, from 1948 and into the 1950s. One version appears to be named Time Traveler 120; however "time" actually labels the instant/time selector tab behind it. On examples with flash sync (labeled "Synchro Flash" around the lens), the selector for 1/50th second or Time is located at the top of the lens board.

A flash synchronized version was sold under the USC brand as the Vagabond 120. An identical camera branded Life Time 120 from "Life Time Mfg. Co. Inc., Chicago, Ill." also exists.

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