Item 2018. - Polaroid Pathfinder 120 Camera

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Polaroid Pathfinder 120 Camera

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  • 1961-1965 (Manufacturing)
    Polaroid Corporation
  • 1961-1965 (Manufacturing)
    Yashica Co. Ltd.

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1 piece of photographic equipment : camera ; 14.8 x 23.5 x 6 cm

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Item is a Polaroid instant folding camera with a leather carrying strap. It comes with a manual. This camera features a Seikosha SLV shutter, 127mm, and a f/4.7, Yashinon lens. Polaroid partnered with Yashica to release the 120 model for the international market. This camera generally sells for around $75. Serial number is AL120237.

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Good condition. Missing flash and bulb.

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The collection was donated to the Ryerson University Library and Archives by Ken Van Velzer in 2018.


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Camera - Polaroid, 'Pathfinder Land 120', Japan, 1961-1965. Retrieved from; Polaroid: Polaroid 120 Land Camera. Retrieved from

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