Halina Paulette

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Halina Paulette

The Halina Paulette is a 35mm viewfinder camera made in Hong Kong by Haking. It was introduced in c.1965.

The camera's specifications are:

  • Viewfinder: Albada bright-line with fixed parallax markings..
  • Focus: Manual - scaled in feet.
  • Lens: 45mm FC Halinar Anastigmat. Appears to be 3 elements.
  • Close Focus: About 3 feet.
  • Diaphragm: f/2.8 stopping down to f/16.
  • Shutter: Four speed 1/30th to 1/250th +B.
  • Cable Release: Standard screw-in shutter release.
  • Filter Size: 42.5mm screw fit.
  • Size: 126 x 86 x 70mm (W x H x D).

Many Haking cameras were sold under other names; the Paulette was sold by Sears as the Model 65.

The Paulette II was a later, restyled version of this camera.

The Halina Paulette Electric is very similar to the Paulette, but with an added uncoupled Selenium light meter.