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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.
 
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<!--Commented out link, page no longer present/available, please remove if not returned by 05/2018
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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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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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